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tofu-mushrooms recipe

Date:    Mon, 19 Jul 93 15:15:57 MDT
 From:    seb1@bighorn.dr.att.com
 Tofu with Mushrooms and Snow Peas
 (adapted from Gourmet)
 1 large onion, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
 3 cloves of garlic, minced
 4 tsp ginger, minced
 3/4 lb mushrooms, sliced
 3/4 lb firm tofu, wrapped in paper towel for 15 minutes, sliced in 1/4" slices
 5 tbl soy sauce (mushroom is best, reduced sodium if you worry about that)
 2 tsp cornstarch dissolved in 4 tbl cold water
 1 cup water
 3/4 lb snow pea pods, strings removed
 Cook onions in nonstick skillet with a little water until golden brown.
 Add mushrooms and cook until they have released moisture and it has
 almost all evaporated.
 Add garlic and ginger. Cook for 1 minute.
 Add tofu, soy sauce, cornstarch mixture and water. Bring book to a boil.
 Lower to a simmer for 5 minutes, turning tofu so that it cooks in sauce on all
 Add snow peas and cook until crisp tender.
 The sauce is not thick. If you want a thicker sauce, use more cornstarch.
 Serve over rice. With sufficient rice this should feed 4 easily.
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