Rating: 3.5 stars
13 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 7
  • 3 star values: 3
  • 2 star values: 2
  • 1 star values: 0

Nutty whole grains make a perfect bed for a bowl of saucy winter veggies in this cozy one-dish meal of Winter Squash and Tofu Panang Curry.

Ivy Manning
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2014

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Credit: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
45 mins
total:
1 hr
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1 cup curry and 2/3 cup rice)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine first 4 ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 35 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes. Add cilantro; fluff rice mixture.

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  • Place tofu on several layers of paper towels. Cover with additional paper towels. Let stand for 30 minutes, pressing down occasionally.

  • Heat a wok or large skillet over medium-high heat. Add 1 tablespoon oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add tofu; sauté 8 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally. Remove tofu from pan; keep warm.

  • Return pan to medium heat. Add remaining 2 teaspoons oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add peanut butter, curry paste, cumin, and coriander; cook 15 seconds. Add coconut milk, soy sauce, and sugar, stirring with a whisk until smooth. Add squash, bell pepper, and shallots. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until squash is tender. Gently stir in tofu, rind, and juice. Cook 1 minute. Sprinkle evenly with basil; serve over rice.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

341 calories; fat 14.7g; saturated fat 4.3g; mono fat 7g; poly fat 2.6g; protein 12.9g; carbohydrates 44.3g; fiber 4.2g; iron 3.3mg; sodium 467mg; calcium 182mg.
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