Chef Ray – Sweet & Sour Tofu

A great vegetarian/vegan recipe that provides a lot of flavour and shows that tofu doesn’t need to be a boring, bland ingredient.

Sweet & Sour Tofu

A great vegetarian/vegan recipe that provides a lot of flavour and shows that tofu doesn't need to be a boring, bland ingredient.
Keyword: Healthy Eating, Healthy Food, Healthy Food Guide, Healthy Recipe, Healthy Recipes, Sweet & Sour Tofu, Vegetarian Recipe
Servings: 7


  • cups  onion diced into large cubes (around 1 large onion)
  • 1 cup celery sliced (around 2 stalks)
  • 1 green capsicum (bell pepper) cubed
  • 2 cups  carrots cut into half moons (around 1 large carrot)
  • 2 Tbsp ginger puree or chopped ginger
  • 2 cups (100g/3oz) mushrooms quartered
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 300 g (10oz) tofu cut into large cubes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp honey or date puree
  • 400 g (12oz) can tomatoes chopped
  • 400 g (12oz) can cubed pineapple (reserve juice)
  • 1 Tbsp cornflour or arrowroot
  • spring onions (scallions) garnish
  • white sesame seeds garnish


  • In a hot frying pan or wok saute the onion, celery, capsicum, carrots, ginger and mushrooms in the oil until just soft. Do not overcook – keep everything slightly crunchy.
  • In another pan saute the tofu in a little oil for around 10 minutes until golden. Add to the main pan or wok.
  • Add the salt, honey, tomatoes and pineapple (reserve the juice) and heat until just bubbling.
  • Mix the cornflour with the pineapple juice and stir through to thicken the sauce.
  • Garnish with spring onions and sesame seeds and serve on rice or rice noodles.


From: Dixon, Jeremy (2013) The Revive Cafe Cookbook 3

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