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Tofu-veggie kebabs with peanut-sriracha sauce

7
3
3
Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
41 min
Prep
35 min
Cook
6 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Moderate
If you're going meatless at your next barbecue, veggie kebabs are your perfect companion. These tofu, broccoli, and radish skewers offer a tasty option for a vegan, vegetarian, or someone who wants a fresher take on the usual cookout. Assemble the kebabs easily in the kitchen. Then, before placing them on the grill, brush them with a quick and easy-to-make savory sauce. Powdered peanut butter helps make this wonderfully rich, nutty sauce that adds loads of flavor to the skewers. They take about six minutes to cook, and they are the perfect main for your next picnic. Pair with a fresh side salad to up the vegetable tally.

Ingredients

table salt

½ tsp

fresh radish(es)

8 medium, trimmed and halved

uncooked broccoli

10 oz, florets (about 4 cups)

firm tofu

28 oz, rinsed and drained

powdered peanut butter

6 Tbsp

water

4½ Tbsp

ketchup

3 Tbsp

white miso

3 Tbsp, (low-sodium)

fresh lime juice

1½ Tbsp

low sodium soy sauce

1½ Tbsp

Sriracha hot sauce

1½ tsp

toasted sesame oil

1½ tsp

cooking spray

4 spray(s)

unsalted toasted sesame seeds

1 Tbsp

Instructions

  1. Soak eight 10-in bamboo skewers in a shallow dish of water for at least 20 minutes (or use metal skewers).
  2. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil over high heat. Add salt and radishes to pan; cook 5 minutes. Add broccoli; cook 1 minute more. Drain in a colander; run vegetables under cold water until cool to the touch. Drain well; blot with paper towels.
  3. Blot tofu blocks dry with paper towels; cut each block into 12 even cubes.
  4. To make sauce, stir powdered peanut butter and water together in a medium bowl to form a smooth, loose paste. Add ketchup, miso, lime juice, soy sauce, Sriracha and oil; stir to combine.
  5. To make kebabs, thread 2 radish halves, 2 broccoli florets and 3 tofu cubes on each skewer.
  6. Heat a grill to medium-high heat. Off heat, brush kebabs with sauce on one side and lightly coat with cooking spray. Place on grill, sauce side down; cook 2-3 minutes. Brush other side with sauce; flip and cook 2-3 minutes more.
  7. Remove from grill and brush with extra sauce; sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving. Serve any additional sauce on the side for dipping.
  8. Serving size: 2 kebabs plus 1 Tbsp sauce

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