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Tofu Butternut Squash and Brussels Sprout Skewers

Sweet soy, tamarind paste and chile sauce add sweet and spicy Asian flair to these vegetarian skewers. Serve as a vegetarian starter or as a hearty side. Photo credit: Joanne Bruno from Eats Well with Others.
20 min
PREP TIME
10 min
COOK TIME
180
CALORIES
12
INGREDIENTS

INGREDIENTS

  • 1/4 cup (60 mililiters) sweet soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup (60 mililiters) tamarind concentrate (paste)
  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mililiters) chile garlic sauce
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mililiters) Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon (2 mililiters) Ginger, Ground
  • 2 cups (500 mililiters) cubed extra-firm tofu, (1-inch/2 1/2-cm)
  • 8 Brussels sprouts , trimmed and halved
  • 8 pieces pieces cubed butternut squash , (1-inch/2 1/2-cm)
  • 1/4 cup (60 mililiters) water
  • 1 tablespoon (15 mililiters) chopped green onion
  • 1 teaspoon (5 mililiters) Sesame Seed

Preparation

  • 1 Place first 6 ingredients in blender; cover. Blend on high speed until smooth. Place tofu in large resealable plastic bag or baking dish. Add 1/4 cup (60ml) of the marinade; toss gently to coat well. Refrigerate 20 minutes.
  • 2 Meanwhile, microwave Brussels sprouts, squash and water in medium microwavable bowl on HIGH 2 to 3 minutes or just until tender. Drain well. Thread tofu, Brussels sprouts and squash onto 8 skewers.
  • 3 Broil or grill over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes per side or until lightly browned and tender, brushing occasionally with 1/4 cup (60ml) of the remaining marinade. Sprinkle skewers with green onion and sesame seed. Serve with remaining marinade for dipping.

NUTRITION INFORMATION

(per Serving)

Nutrition information coming soon.

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