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Tofu-Potato Primavera

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Tofu-Potato Primavera
  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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A cool and crisp salad of mixed greens is all that is needed to accompany this creamy primavera.

Ingredients

2
cups frozen cut green beans
1/2
cup water
1
tablespoon no-trans-fat margarine or butter
2
cups julienne-cut (2 x 1/8 x 1/8-inch) skin-on red potato strips (about 3/4 lb)
1
package (12.3 oz) extra-firm tofu, drained, cut into small bite-size strips
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
cup fat-free (skim) milk
1
teaspoon Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1
jar (2 oz) sliced pimientos, drained
3
tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
1
tablespoon chopped fresh basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/8
teaspoon ground nutmeg, if desired

Directions

  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, heat green beans and water to boiling. Reduce heat. Cover; simmer about 5 minutes or until beans turn bright green. Drain.
  • 2 Meanwhile, spray 10-inch skillet with cooking spray. Add 1 1/2 teaspoons of the margarine; melt over medium-high heat. Add potato strips; cook about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned and tender. Remove from skillet; set aside.
  • 3 Press tofu strips gently to remove excess moisture. Spray same skillet with cooking spray. Add remaining 1 1/2 teaspoons margarine; melt over medium-high heat. Add tofu; cook and gently stir 2 minutes. Add garlic and green beans; cook 5 to 10 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix milk and flour until well blended. Add milk mixture, cooked potato strips and remaining ingredients to tofu mixture. Cook, stirring gently to prevent breaking tofu strips, until sauce is bubbly and thickened.
Tips  

Calcium, from tofu and dairy foods like milk and cheese, is key to bone health. To build and maintain bone strength, we need at least 3 servings of calcium daily.

Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
60
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
10%
(
Saturated Fat
2g
11%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
440mg
19%
Potassium
760mg
22%
Total Carbohydrate
25g
8%
(
Dietary Fiber
4g
17%
,
Sugars
5g
)
Protein
12g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
30%
30%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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