Tofu Lettuce Wraps

Tofu is high in protein and serves as a wonderful substitute for meat.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 25 minutesTotal: 1 hour 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 block (12⅓ oz.) firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. gojuchang paste
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 8 Bibb lettuce leaves

Directions

  • Using paper towels, pat the tofu dry. Cut the tofu into cubes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, gojuchang paste, honey, sesame oil, and scallions. Add in the tofu cubes and mix until well coated. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Toss in the bell pepper and edamame and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add in the tofu with the marinade. Stir-fry for an additional 2 minutes and sprinkle in the black pepper and sesame seeds.
  • To assemble the wraps, divide the mixture into eighths. Take 1 lettuce leaf and place 1 portion of the tofu mixture in the center. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 block (12⅓ oz.) firm tofu
  • 2 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp. gojuchang paste
  • 1 Tbsp. honey
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
  • 1 small shallot, peeled and thinly sliced
  • ½ Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 1 small red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 cup shelled edamame
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp. toasted sesame seeds
  • 8 Bibb lettuce leaves

Directions

  • Using paper towels, pat the tofu dry. Cut the tofu into cubes.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, gojuchang paste, honey, sesame oil, and scallions. Add in the tofu cubes and mix until well coated. Refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok over medium heat. Add the shallots and garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Toss in the bell pepper and edamame and stir-fry for 2 minutes.
  • Add in the tofu with the marinade. Stir-fry for an additional 2 minutes and sprinkle in the black pepper and sesame seeds.
  • To assemble the wraps, divide the mixture into eighths. Take 1 lettuce leaf and place 1 portion of the tofu mixture in the center. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories260
Total Fat14g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium480mg
Total Carbohydrate18g
Dietary Fiber3g
Sugars7g
Protein16g