If you like the strong flavor of toasted sesame oil and fresh ginger, you'll enjoy this appetizer.

Tofu Lettuce Wraps

If you like the strong flavor of toasted sesame oil and fresh ginger, you’ll enjoy this appetizer.

Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 pound firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoons fresh ginger
  • 4 tablespoons tamari
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • Bibb or other tender medium leafed lettuce

Directions

In a nonstick pan heat the sesame oil on medium; add carrots and sauté for a few minutes, add tofu then ginger. Cook and stir until slightly browned. Mix tamari, water, sugar and lemon juice in a small bowl. Pour over browned tofu. Continue cooking over medium/low heat until the liquid has evaporated. Serve the ginger tofu warm with tomato and lettuce on the side or wrap into leaves just prior to serving.

Appetizer for 4.