Date: Mon, 19 Jul 93 15:15:57 MDT
Tofu with Mushrooms and Snow Peas
(adapted from Gourmet)
1 large onion, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
3 cloves of garlic, minced
4 tsp ginger, minced
3/4 lb mushrooms, sliced
3/4 lb firm tofu, wrapped in paper towel for 15 minutes, sliced in 1/4" slices
5 tbl soy sauce (mushroom is best, reduced sodium if you worry about that)
2 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 4 tbl cold water
1 cup water
3/4 lb snow pea pods, strings removed
Cook onions in nonstick skillet with a little water until golden brown.
Add mushrooms and cook until they have released moisture and it has
almost all evaporated.
Add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute.
Add tofu, soy sauce, cornstarch mixture and water. Bring book to a boil.
Lower to a simmer for 5 minutes, turning tofu so that it cooks in sauce on all
Add snow peas and cook until crisp tender.
The sauce is not thick. If you want a thicker sauce, use more cornstarch.
Serve over rice. With sufficient rice this should feed 4 easily.