Eating well after Sport

NUTRITION

 

Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry with Peanuts, Lemon, Allégro Cheese*

With Summer just around the bend, take heart and find balance by embracing sound habits! It’s easy to integrate a yoga practice into even the busiest schedule, and doing so makes it possible to free your spirit and tone your body. After a session, recharge your batteries by savouring this tasty recipe that’s a breeze to make!

Ingredients

  • + 15 ml (1 tbsp) of vegetable oil
  • + 500 ml (2 cups) of your choice of fresh vegetables (peas, bean sprouts, cherry tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, etc.), cut into thin strips or small florets
  • + 125 ml (1/2 cup) of tofu, cubed
  • + 15 ml (1 tbsp) of ginger, finely chopped
  • + Juice of 1 lemon
  • + 60 ml (1/4 cup) of unsalted peanuts, crushed
  • + 125 ml (1/2 cup) of Allégro cheese*, cut into small cubes
  • + Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation
In a wok, heat the oil over high heat. Add the vegetables and the tofu, and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Reduce heat to medium. Add the ginger and the lemon juice. Continue cooking for 1 minute, and then add the peanuts and the Allégro cheese*. Season lightly with salt and pepper. Continue stir-frying for 30 seconds. Serve immediately. Serving suggestion: Serve over jasmine rice garnished with coriander leaves.

Nutri-note
This recipe combines the heart health benefits of soy protein and peanuts with the tasty herbs and spices of Allégro cheese. It cooks in less than 5 minutes and tastes superb the next day for lunch too! Source of iron Good source of calcium and vitamin C.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 4 1/2 minutes
Number of portions: 4

*try the recipe with the cheese Allégro 4% Herbs & Spices


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