Serve this with sprouted brown rice and a side of greens…a little hot sauce and this meal is PERFECTION.
Sautéed Almond Tofu
1 lb firm tofu, pressed, drained, cubed
2T olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/4 tsp chili flakes or 1 fresh chili pepper, minced
2T maple syrup
2T GF tamari or Shoyu
Juice from ½ a lemon
1/4 cup roasted almonds (or peanuts!), chopped (optional)
In a large saucepan or skillet over medium-high heat, sauté the garlic and hot pepper in oil just until golden Add the tofu and continue to sauté until the tofu is browned on all sides, tossing often. Add the shoyu or Tamari sauce and the lemon juice. When the moisture is absorbed by the tofu, add the maple syrup and then the almonds. Continue to sauté until all of the liquid has cooked into the tofu.
Delicious hot or cold.