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Chinese Braised Mushrooms & Tofu

March/April 2009

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Ma Po Tofu, a classic dish from the Sichuan province of China, inspired this recipe. The original is made with soft tofu and ground pork or beef with plenty of heat from dried chile peppers and Sichuan peppercorns. Portobello mushrooms stand in for the meat in our vegetarian version and convenient jarred chile-garlic sauce gives it plenty of kick. Serve with brown rice.



READER'S COMMENT:
"Very good! We didn't have the sherry on hand, and substituted another hot sauce for the chili garlic sauce. Still came out excellent and was very easy to make. I (accidently) also purchased diced water chestnuts which cut down on the...
Chinese Braised Mushrooms & Tofu

13 Reviews for Chinese Braised Mushrooms & Tofu

09/23/2009
Anonymous

Don't know about the cost - but my husband raves about this dish. Very tasty.

KFord, Charlotte, NC

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09/23/2009
Anonymous

I haven't tried this yet, but is it really 2 bucks per serving? That's a lot of ingredients...

Tanya, Chicago, IL

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09/23/2009
Anonymous

This was a little bland so I think I will add more spices next time and maybe sautee the tofu with the garlic & ginger to firm up the texture.

Amy, Columbus, OH

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