Tofu With Sweet Potato and Kale

Not the same old tofu and veg—smoked paprika gives this serious kick.

Apple cider vinegar may help regulate blood sugar levels.

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Level: Easy
Yield: 1 serving

Ingredients

  • 4 oz. extra-firm tofu, drained, patted dry, and cut into 1-inch cubes (1 cup)
  • 3/4 c. cup peeled and cubed sweet potato
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp. coarse salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. cider vinegar
  • 2 packed cups baby kale
  • 1 tbsp. pumpkin seeds

Directions

  1. Toss tofu with sweet potato, 1 teaspoon oil, 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika, and 1/8 teaspoon salt.
  2. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook tofu mixture, stirring, until tofu is golden brown and potato is tender, about 4 minutes. Toss in a bowl with 1 teaspoon vinegar.
  3. Add kale to skillet with remaining 1/8 tsp salt, and cook, stirring constantly, until just wilted, about 30 seconds. Toss with remaining 1/2 teaspoon vinegar and 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika.
  4. Serve tofu mixture over greens. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and remaining 1/8 teaspoon smoked paprika.

This recipe originally appeared in the May 2017 issue of Dr. Oz The Good Life.

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