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BARBECUED TOFU WITH VEGGIES

Yields1 Serving

The leeks in this dish benefit your Liver function. Many other ingredients support your Stomach and Spleen function. The stomach loves warmth. Ginger is a warming food that supports your Stomach function. Carrots and yellow peppers further support this organ pair.

 16 ounces of extra firm tofu, drained
 1/2 cup ketchup
 1-1/2 Tablespoon of balsamic vinegar
 1/4 teaspoon of ground ginger
 1/3 cup of honey
 1/2 Tablespoon of toasted sesame seeds
 1 leek, diced
 2 carrots, chopped
 1 yellow pepper, chopped
1

Make the barbecue sauce by mixing the ketchup, balsamic vinegar, ground ginger, honey, and 1/4 Tablespoon of the sesame seeds together.

2

Set aside. Cut the tofu into cubes and dry the cubes on paper towels.

3

Place the tofu in a baking pan and top with the barbecue sauce.

4

Mix gently to combine. Sprinkle the leeks, carrots, and pepper over the tofu.

5

Top with the remaining sesame seeds. Bake at 375° for about 20 minutes.

6

Gently mix the tofu and vegetables.

7

Raise the oven temperature to 425°.

8

Continue baking for about 10 minutes, or until the vegetables are slightly caramelized.