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  • Serves: 4 Servings

Holy Tofu Mole!

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Category: Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 sm Head of garlic
  • 1/2 ts Olive oil
  • 3 Fresh poblano chilies
  • -OR- pasilla chilies
  • 1/2 c Raw, shelled pumpking seeds
  • 10 oz Canned tomatillos; drained
  • 1/2 c Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 c Chicken or vegetable stock
  • -OR- Water
  • 1 1/2 lb Extra firm, low-fat tofu
  • 1/4 c Tamari
  • 3 c Cooked brown rice


Preheat oven to 375 F. Remove loose, papery skin from garlic and cut in
half crosswise. Rub cut surfaces with oliv ol. Wap garlic in foil and bake
35 to 40 minutes until garlic is soft. Set aside until cool enough to
handle. Squeze garlic cloves from their skins.

Remove stems and seeds from chilies. Roast chilies under broiler, turning
frquntly, untl skin is evenly blistred and slightly charred. Place
chiliesna apr agan lt oo. Remove skins from chilies and rinse.

Toast pumpkin seeds in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat, shaking
the pan often, until seeds have puffed, about 3 minutes. Do not brown.

Transfer seeds to a small bowl, then set aside to cool.

Grind pumpkin seeds to a fine meal in a food processor or blender. Add
roasted garlic, chilies, tomatillos, peppers and cilantro and continue
pureeing until smooth. Heat sauce in a medium skillet and add stock. Simmer
10 minutes.

Slice tofu 1/2-inch thick. Brush tofu with tarmari and grill over hot
coals or broil in oven, 5 minutes per side. Serve tofu on a bed of rice
topped with mole sauce.

Calories per serving: 497 Grams of fat: 17 Percent fat calories: 32
Cholesterol: 0 mg Grams fiber: 8.4

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