Harissa Tofu

with a Pistachio and Spinach Couscous

  • 15 min
15 minutes and less
Vegetarian
Spicy
Nut
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.