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Simple Spinach Tofu With Turmeric Rice

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  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4


With just 3 main ingredients, Simple Spinach Tofu With Turmeric Rice is an easy, tasty and practical meal you’ll be adding to your favorites this year!



  • Brown Rice – 1 cup.
  • Vegetable Broth – 2 cups.
  • Turmeric – 1/2 tsp.

Tofu & Spinach

  • Tofu – 14 oz package, Firm, cut into squares.
  • Olive Oil – 3 tbsp.
  • Spinach – 6 cups.
  • Ginger – freshly grated, to taste.
  • Salt & Pepper – to taste.
  • Dry Seasoning of Choice – to taste
  • Lemon Juice – freshly squeezed, to taste.
  • Sesame Seeds – to taste.



  1. Add all ingredients to a medium sized pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Stir once, lower heat and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.
  3. Fluff before serving.

Tofu & Spinach

  1. Over medium-high heat, heat olive oil in a deep pan then add tofu in one single layer. May need to cook in batches.
  2. Top with grated ginger as well as spices to taste.
  3. Cook until lightly browned, flipping once. About 15 minutes.
  4. Remove tofu and place on paper towel.
  5. Add spinach to same pan, one cup at a time until wilted. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Serving Suggestion

  1. In a serving bowl, add rice then top with spinach on one side and tofu on the other.
  2. Add some sesame seeds and generously squeeze lemon juice on top of the spinach and serve!


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