10-Minute Veggie Stir-Fry
10-Minute Veggie Champuru
David McLain/National Geographic / The Blue Zones Kitchen
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Champuru means "something mixed" in the Okinawan language, and it can refer to this dish or sometimes Okinawan culture: a blend of Ryuku, Japanese and Southeast Asian cultures and cuisines. This stir-fried dish consists of tofu with vegetables, meat or fish.

Ingredients

    • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
    • 1 pound tofu, drained and cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 1 clove garlic, minced
    • 1 carrot, julienned
    • 1 bunch greens, chopped including stems (spinach, kale and broccoli are all good options)
    • 1 cup bean sprouts
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

Preparation

1. Heat oil in a sauté pan over medium heat and stir-fry tofu for about 2 minutes, until lightly browned. Remove tofu from pan.

2. Add garlic, carrots and stems of greens, and stir-fry for 2 minutes.

3. Add leaves and sprouts and browned tofu to pan. Stir-fry to combine for 2 more minutes. Add soy sauce.

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