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Recipe: Confetti Tofu
Tofu, which is high in calcium, is made from soybeans, making it an excellent choice of protein for vegetarians. 
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Ingredients:

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

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Step 1:

Combine all spice rub ingredients. Place in an air tight container and give it a shake. Set aside.

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Step 2:

In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. While heating, cube tofu and place in a mixing bowl.

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Step 3:

Add 2 tablespoons of the spice rub mixture.  Toss lightly and let it absorb for a few minutes.

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Step 4:

In large skillet, heat oil over medium heat and add tofu. Cook until brown and crispy on all sides. Cook for about 10 minutes.

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Step 5:

Dice peppers and lightly sprinkle with salt and pepper. Add to skillet and sauté along with tofu for an additional 5 minutes.

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Step 6:

Sprinkle some fresh-squeezed lime juice on it and serve immediately.

(Elizabeth Carrion)

Recipe: Confetti Tofu

Tofu, which is high in calcium, is made from soybeans, making it an excellent choice of protein for vegetarians. 

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