14 oz. package extra firm tofu, cubed
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups mixed bell peppers, diced (yellow, red, orange, green)
½ lime, juiced (optional)
Spice Rub Ingredients:
2 tablespoons paprika
2 tablespoons dried parsley
4 teaspoons ground chili powder
2 teaspoons dried oregano
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1½ teaspoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon ground black pepper
Combine all spice rub ingredients. Place in an air tight container and give it a shake. Set aside.
In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. While heating, cube tofu and place in a mixing bowl.
Add 2 tablespoons of the spice rub mixture. Toss lightly and let it absorb for a few minutes.
In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add tofu. Cook until brown and crispy on all sides. Cook for about 10 minutes.
Dice peppers and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and sauté along with tofu for an additional 5 minutes.
Sprinkle some fresh-squeezed lime juice on it and serve immediately.
Tofu, which is high in calcium, is made from soybeans, making it an excellent choice of protein for vegetarians.