Tofu A La King

Frozen tofu gives a good texture for this dish

Authored by: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health

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  • Cooking Time: 30 minutes one hour
  • Serves: 4
  • Suitable Diets: Vegan, Vegetarian


  • 1 pound frozen firm tofu, thawed
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups chopped mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 cup lightly steamed carrots
  • 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 1/2 2 cups plain soy milk
  • 1/2 cup chopped pimiento
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • dash of hot pepper sauce


Cut thawed tofu into 1/2 thick slices and gently squeeze out excess moisture between palms of your hands. Combine water and soy sauce and marinate tofu while cooking sauce. Heat oil in a large skillet and saut onion until soft, about 4 minutes. Add mushrooms, frozen peas and carrots and continue sauting another 5 minutes. Stir in flour to coat all vegetables then gradually add milk. Cook over medium heat, stirring frequently, until thick and bubbling, about 3 minutes.Drain tofu and press once again. Tear into bitesize pieces and add to sauce along with pimiento and seasonings and cook to heat through. Spoon over toast, biscuits or muffins.