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Tofu Cacciatore

With its rich, rustic sauce this is a simple Italian comfort dish at its best! Easy to make and appreciated by the whole family, the aromas of Cacciatore fill your entire home with comfort and warmth when cooking in the oven!

  • Author: Sophie
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Category: Main Dish

Ingredients

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  • 1 block of cubed tofu 
  • 4 tbsp olive oil, divided 
  • 1 packet of sliced mushrooms 
  • 1 bell peppers, thinly sliced 
  • 1 onion, peeled and thinly sliced 
  • 2 carrots, sliced 
  • 2 cubed potatoes 
  • 1 teaspoon of thyme 
  • 1 teaspoon of oregano 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 cup white wine or vegetable broth 
  • 1 28-ounce can, diced tomatoes 
  • 3 tablespoons of tomato paste 
  • 3/4 cup frozen peas 
  • 2 tablespoons of parsley, for garnish 
  • 1/2 cup green olives, pitted

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 ° C.
  2. Cut the tofu into cubes and season with salt and pepper.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of olive oil to an dutch oven The equipment are affiliate links of products I use and love! over medium heat. When hot, add the tofu and let it brown.
  4. Flip and brown – about 2 minutes per side. Remove the tofu and set aside.
  5. In the same dutch oven The equipment are affiliate links of products I use and love!, add the 2 tbsp. remaining olive oil and add the peppers, mushrooms and onion. Let the peppers and onion soften.
  6. Stir in the minced garlic, tomatoes and tomato paste. Season with thyme and oregano.
  7. Add white wine or vegetable broth to the carrots and potatoes.
  8. Simmer the mixture for 5 minutes. Add the olives, then return the tofu to the ovenproof pot.
  9. Cover and put in the oven for 20 minutes
  10. Remove from the oven, add the peas, wait 5 minutes
  11. Garnish with parsley. Serve immediately

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Keywords: tofu, Cacciatore, stew