Harissa Tofu

with a Pistachio and Spinach Couscous

  • 15 min
15 minutes and less
Vegetarian
Spicy
Gluten
Nut
Soy
Wheat
High in fiber
Who ever said tofu's taste is bland has not tried our delicious harissa tofu yet! It is served on a bed of Israeli couscous which is mixed with cauliflower rice to increase your veggie intake while lowering the carb intake of the plate. With a refreshing hint of thyme and grilled lemon, this dish will impress everyone at the table.
Harissa Tofu

Ingredients

225 g
Tofu
2 tbsp
Harissa
3/4 cup(s)
Israeli Couscous
3 tbsp
Pistachios
50 g
Baby Spinach
1
Lemon(s)
1/2
Vegetable Broth Cube(s)
2 tbsp
Cornstarch
1 sprig(s)
Thyme
1 cup(s)
Cauliflower Rice
1 1/2 cup(s)
Water for Couscous (not included)
1/2 cup(s)
Water for Sauce (not included)
1 tbsp
White Sugar
44 ml
Marinara Sauce
Nutritional facts
Per serving
Amount / Serving
Calories
764 kcal
Total fat
31 g
Saturated Fat
4 g
Sodium
772 mg
Total Carbohydrate
90 g
Fiber
12 g
Sugar
17 g
Proteins
39 g

Instructions

Recipe 2217, Step 1
1

Cook the couscous

Bring 1 ½ cups of water and ½ vegetable broth cube (double for 4 ppl.) to a boil in a small pot. Add the Israeli couscous, cover, and let simmer over low heat for 8-10 minutes stirring from time to time. Add the cauliflower rice and set aside, covered.

Recipe 2217, Step 2
2

Prepare tofu

Cube the tofu.

In a bowl, mix the tofu with the cornstarch until it is well covered.

Recipe 2217, Step 3
3

Cook tofu

In a pan over medium-high heat, warm 1 Tbsp of vegetable oil (double for 4 ppl.). Add tofu and cook until golden, about 3 minutes a side.

Cut the lemon in half and add it to the pan to let it grill a little, about 3 minutes.

Recipe 2217, Step 4
4

Add veggies to couscous

Chop pistachios and spinach.

Add the spinach and the pistachios to the couscous and mix well.

Recipe 2217, Step 5
5

Add the sauce to the tofu

Remove lemon from pan.

Add harissa sauce, tomato sauce, sugar and ½ cup of water for sauce (double for 4 ppl.) to the tofu and let it cook about a minute, until its well covered and warm.

Recipe 2217, Step 6
6

Serve

Put the couscous in a plate.

Top with harissa tofu, garnish with thyme and serve with grilled lemon.