Tofu pieces with caramelized onions and peaches
Fresh peaches add a tasty sweetness to the spiced tofu and couscous.
Serving Size: 2
- 175 grams (6.2 oz) tofu pieces or t.v.p. chunks softened
- 1 tsp. ginger, ground
- 1/2 tsp. cinnamon, ground
- 1 tsp. nutmeg, ground
- 4 tbs. olive oil
- 2 large onions, finely sliced
- 2 cup vegetable bouillon
- 3 bay leaves
- 1 pinch saffron
- 1 cup couscous
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp. paprika powder
- 1 tsp. cumin
- 1 tsp. coriander, ground
- 6 cardamom seeds
- 1-2 Tbs. pine nuts
- 2-3 Tbs. raisins
- 3 fresh peaches, sliced
- salt and pepper to taste
Place the tofu pieces or softened t.v.p. chunks in a baking dish.
Sprinkle the salt, pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg over, mix well, and drizzle 1 tablespoon of olive oil over them.
Bake in the oven for 15 minutes and remove ad set aside.
Bring the 2 cups of vegetable bouillon with the bay leaves and saffron to a boil.
Add the couscous, cook for 2-3 minutes, remove from the heat, place a cover over the pan and allow to swell.
In a frying pan, heat the other 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Add the onions and garlic and saute until glassy and caramelized.
Add the remaining seasonings, pine nuts and raisins and mix well.
In a small frying pan, heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil.
Gently lay the sliced peaches and saute until they are warm and slightly softened.
Serve the warmed, tofu pieces over a bed of onion slices, with the peaches, raisins and pine nuts.
Serve the couscous on the side.