Pork & Tofu Simmered in Tomato Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

It's a mix of Chinese and Italian flavours and works better with rice rather than pasta.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Serves 2 Prep: 5 min Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

MInced pork 200g
Chicken stock granules 1 tbsp
Tinned tomatoes (227g) 1
Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Sugar 1 tbsp
Soy sauce 2 tbsp
Miso (red) 2 tbsp
Chinese chilli bean sauce 1 tbsp
Tofu 1/2 pack
Green beans 10
Mushrooms 3
Carrot (medium) 1/2
Leek 1/2
Onion (medium) 1/2
Potato starch in a bit of water 1 tsp

Method

1
Finely chop the onion, leek, carrot and green beans. Roughly chop the mushrooms and stir fry all the vegetables in some oil in a frying pan.
2
When softened, add the minced pork. When it's cooked, add the tinned tomatoes and chicken stock granules.
3
Add the chilli bean sauce, soy sauce, miso and sesame oil.
4
When it's cooked, add the potato starch in water to thicken the sauce. Add the tofu pieces but don't mix. Reduce the sauce slightly, it's ready to serve.

Tips & Note

I made this while I was making a sauce for a spaghetti meat sauce and thought it would taste just as lovely with tofu.

Pork & Tofu Simmered in Tomato Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

It's a mix of Chinese and Italian flavours and works better with rice rather than pasta.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Serves 2

Prep: 5 min

Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

MInced pork 200g
Chicken stock granules 1 tbsp
Tinned tomatoes (227g) 1
Sesame oil 1 tbsp
Sugar 1 tbsp
Soy sauce 2 tbsp
Miso (red) 2 tbsp
Chinese chilli bean sauce 1 tbsp
Tofu 1/2 pack
Green beans 10
Mushrooms 3
Carrot (medium) 1/2
Leek 1/2
Onion (medium) 1/2
Potato starch in a bit of water 1 tsp

Pork & Tofu Simmered in Tomato Sauce (Mapo Tofu)

Recipe ID :137 Posted on 30 MAR 2015

Serves 2

Prep 5min
Cook 10min
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It's a mix of Chinese and Italian flavours and works better with rice rather than pasta.

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Method

Prep
5min
Cook
10min
1
Finely chop the onion, leek, carrot and green beans. Roughly chop the mushrooms and stir fry all the vegetables in some oil in a frying pan.
2
When softened, add the minced pork. When it's cooked, add the tinned tomatoes and chicken stock granules.
3
Add the chilli bean sauce, soy sauce, miso and sesame oil.
4
When it's cooked, add the potato starch in water to thicken the sauce. Add the tofu pieces but don't mix. Reduce the sauce slightly, it's ready to serve.

Tips & Note

I made this while I was making a sauce for a spaghetti meat sauce and thought it would taste just as lovely with tofu.

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