Thai Peanut Stir-Fry

This meal is a stand-by in our apartment. We always have the noodles and sauce ingredients in our pantry or fridge. It has a great balance of protein, veggies, and healthy fat. Enjoy!

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Thai Peanut Stir-Fry

Thai Peanut Stir-Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 8 ounces rice noodles
  • 6 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons agave nectar
  • 1/2 cup peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 cups chopped broccoli
  • 1 cup chopped carrots (about 2-3 medium carrots)
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons diced garlic
  • 1 medium bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 package of extra-firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • Cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • Peanuts, chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Bring 2 qt of water to a boil. Remove from heat and add noodles. Allow to cook for 6-8 minutes, or until soft. Drain and rinse in cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix soy sauce, lemon juice, agave nectar and peanut butter. Whisk until fully blended. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 T. canola oil in a large skillet or stock pot. Add broccoli and carrots, and cook 5 minutes.
  4. Add onion, garlic, and bell pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is translucent. This will take about 3 minutes.
  5. Add tofu and cook until heated through.
  6. Add noodles and sauce. Stir so that everything is coated with peanut sauce.
  7. Serve and top with cilantro and peanuts.
http://www.savvyeat.com/thai-peanut-stir-fry/

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