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Tofu Stew with Sweet Potatoes

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Vegetable stock
  • 2 c Sweet potatoes; cut into
  • -1/2" diamond shapes
  • 1 c Onions; chopped
  • 1/2 c Celery; chopped
  • 1/2 c Button mushrooms; quartered
  • 1/2 c Parsnips; cut into 1/2-inch
  • -diamond shapes
  • 1/2 c Carrots; sliced
  • 1 ts Gingerroot, fresh; minced
  • 1/2 c Yellow squash; sliced 1/4"
  • -thick
  • 1/2 c Zucchini; sliced 1/4" thick
  • 12 oz Tofu; pressed and cubed
  • Salt and pepper
  • Szechuan peppercorns
  • 4 Green onions; chopped


In a large saucepan, combine the stock, sweet potatoes, onions, celery,
mushrooms, turnips, parsnips, carrots, soy sauce, mirin, sake, garlic and
ginger. Bring to a boil.Reduce the heat and simmer for 25 minutes.

Add the zucchini and yellow squash. Simmer for an additional 5 minutes.
Add the tofu and simmer 5 minutes more. Season to taste with the pepper,
Szechuan peppercorns, and salt. Garnish with chopped green onions and

Serving size= 1 1/2 cups 232 calories 3.6 g fat 0 mg chol 1,589 mg sod

Eat More, Weigh Less, by Dean Ornish, M.D./MM by DEEANNE

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