Vegan Citrus Marinated Tofu

with Roasted Veggie Couscous

Vegan Citrus Marinated Tofu with Roasted Veggie Couscous

Two Chef MIssion
This citrus marinade brings a level of brightness and acidity that levels out the rich taste of the roasted veggies while still keeping everything light and not too heavy.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 2 people
Calories 213 kcal

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Saute Pan
  • Sheet Tray
  • Tongs
  • Heat resistant spoon/spatula
  • Mixing bowl
  • Deep Pan or Ziploc Bag

Ingredients
  

  • 4 oz Firm Tofu
  • 1/2 each Lime juice and zest
  • 1/2 each Orange juice and zest
  • 1 clove Garlic minced
  • 1/2 cup Couscous
  • 1/4 each Onion diced
  • 1/2 each Bell Pepper diced
  • 1/2 each Squash diced
  • 1/2 Tbsp Dill chopped
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed

Instructions
 

  • Toss the Tofu with oil, salt, pepper, lime and orange juice and zest and minced garlic. Let marinate in a deep pan or ziploc bag for 15-20 minutes.
  • Cook couscous per container instructions.
  • Heat a saute pan and sear the tofu for 5 minutes on each side, letting each side get a very nice brown and crispy sear.
  • In the same pan that you sauteed the tofu in, add a little oil and add in the onion and cook for 1-2 minutes.
  • Add in the squash, dill and season with salt and pepper. Cook for an additional 2 minutes before adding the bell pepper, adjusting the seasoning to your tastes and cook for another 1-2 minutes.
  • Mix the vegetables with the couscous. Slice the tofu or serve whole over couscous.
  • Serve and enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 213kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 11gFat: 3gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 7mgPotassium: 72mgFiber: 3gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 27IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 81mgIron: 1mg
Keyword Couscous, Lime, Mediterranean, Orange, Recipes, roast, Simple Recipes, Spring, Squash, Vegan, vegetables, Vegetatarian
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