Black Beans, Tofu and Veggies

This dish has so many possibilities.  You could add rice and wrap it in a whole grain burrito, or for a gluten free option, wrap it in a lettuce wrap.  Or you can eat it all by itself just as I do.  If you have never tried tofu, this is a great introduction dish because the tofu is blended and used as a sauce thickener.

Black Bean, Tofu and Veggies

2 1/2 cups black beans drained and rinsed

115g (1/3 a pkg) organic soft tofu

1/4 cup diced onion

2-3 cloves of fresh garlic

1 cup organic corn (fresh or frozen)

2 bell peppers cut in thin strips (I used green and red)

1 lg tomato roughly chopped

1/4 cup water

2 T oil (I used grapeseed, but canola or safflower would work too)

1 tsp chili powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1 tsp fajita seasoning

1 T cumin

1 green onion

In a food processor or magic bullet blend 1/2 cup beans, onion, tofu and water.

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In a large pan, saute the oil, garlic and peppers for about 1-2 minutes.

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Add the pureed mixture, the spices and remaining beans.  Saute for another 3-5 min and then add the corn.  Saute for another minute.

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Remove from heat.  Add tomato and green stir and immediately from pan.  At this point if you like, you can add red pepper flakes, avocado or tabasco.  Enjoy! 🙂

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