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Savory Tofu and Vegetables over Tomato Couscous

Steaming couscous with a can of chopped tomatoes adds flavor and color without any extra work.

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Steaming couscous with a can of chopped tomatoes adds flavor and color without any extra work.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 1 6-oz. jar marinated artichoke hearts
  • 1 14-oz. pkg. extra-firm tofu, drained and cubed
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. black pepper, divided
  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 4 medium carrots, thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 2 medium leeks, white and light green parts thinly sliced (1 1/2 cups)
  • 1 14.5-oz. can diced tomatoes
  • 1 cup whole-wheat couscous
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)

Preparation

Combine artichokes and liquid, tofu, cumin, and 3/4 tsp. pepper in nonstick skillet. Cook over high heat 5 minutes or until liquid evaporates, stirring constantly. Transfer to bowl, and set aside.

Heat oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add carrots, leeks, and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Cook 10 minutes, or until carrots are tender and leeks are lightly browned.

Meanwhile, bring tomatoes and liquid and 2/3 cup water to a boil in saucepan. Stir in couscous, cover, and remove from heat. Let stand 5 minutes, then fluff with fork.

Add garlic and reserved tofu mixture to vegetable mixture in skillet. Cook 3 minutes over medium heat, or until heated through and garlic is fragrant. Serve tofu and vegetables over tomato couscous.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 372
  • Carbohydrate Content 47 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 16 g
  • Fiber Content 10 g
  • Protein Content 18 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1.5 g
  • Sodium Content 310 mg
  • Sugar Content 9 g