Don’t let the tofu scare you away! You can always substitute with chicken or any other meat you have on hand. But for those adventurous enough to try it with the tofu, I promise you won’t be disappointed 😉

As you can see in the ingredients section of this recipe, it’s balanced, including foods from each of the food groups to give you a variety of nutrients that help you manage your blood sugar. What do you think? Will you give it a try?

Pumpkin Tofu Curry
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Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Veggies
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 bell pepper (any color)
  • 4 cups spinach
Wholesome Carbs
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 can unsweetened pumpkin puree
Lean Proteins
  • 1 package extra firm tofu
Seasonings
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • Optional: cilantro and lime to garnish
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Veggies
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 bell pepper (any color)
  • 4 cups spinach
Wholesome Carbs
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 can unsweetened pumpkin puree
Lean Proteins
  • 1 package extra firm tofu
Seasonings
  • 1 can light coconut milk
  • 1 tablespoon red curry paste
  • 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce
  • Optional: cilantro and lime to garnish
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Instructions
  1. Follow the instructions on your brown rice package to cook 1 cup of brown rice.
  2. Drain and chop tofu into 1/2" cubes. Heat a skillet with 1 teaspoon canola oil and saute tofu until golden brown. Add a 1 tablespoon low sodium soy sauce while sauteeing. Remove from pan and set aside.
  3. Add onion and bell pepper slices into the same skillet and saute for 3 mintues. Add coconut milk, curry paste and pumpkin and bring to a simmer. Add tofu and let simmer for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  4. Divide spinach among 2 bowls, top with brown rice and curry mixture. Add a squeeze of lime and top with cilantro if desired.
Recipe Notes

Recipe by Ashley Thomas.

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