Healthier Version Of A Classic Recipe

Rice Noodles with Spinach and Tofu

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Rice Noodles with Spinach and Tofu
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Health Score:
9,3 / 10
Difficulty:
easy
Difficulty
Preparation:
30 min.
Preparation
Calories:
380
calories
Calories

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Nutritional values

This recipe is dedicated to keeping you healthy. Tofu is high in protein and spinach is packed with iron!

Opinions differ on coriander: some love the herb, others hate it. If you don't like coriander, you can easily replace it with flat parsley.

1 serving contains
(Percentage of daily recommendation)
Calorie380 kcal(18 %)
Protein16 g(16 %)
Fat13 g(11 %)
Carbohydrates48 g(32 %)
Sugar added0 g(0 %)
Roughage5.6 g(19 %)
Vitamin A1.1 mg(138 %)
Vitamin D0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin E2.4 mg(20 %)
Vitamin B₁0.3 mg(30 %)
Vitamin B₂0.3 mg(27 %)
Niacin5.3 mg(44 %)
Vitamin B₆0.5 mg(36 %)
Folate256 μg(85 %)
Pantothenic acid0.7 mg(12 %)
Biotin15.7 μg(35 %)
Vitamin B₁₂0 μg(0 %)
Vitamin C79 mg(83 %)
Potassium943 mg(24 %)
Calcium380 mg(38 %)
Magnesium219 mg(73 %)
Iron7.7 mg(51 %)
Iodine17 μg(9 %)
Zinc2.5 mg(31 %)
Saturated fatty acids1.8 g
Uric acid159 mg
Cholesterol0 mg

Ingredients

for
4
Ingredients
7 ounces Wide rice noodle
18 ounces Spinach
salt
32 stalks cilantro
8 scallions
1 piece ginger (about 3 tsp)
2 garlic
1 chile pepper
14 ounces Smoked tofu
1 tablespoon Sesame seeds
2 tablespoons sesame oil
3 tablespoons soy sauce
How healthy are the main ingredients?
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Preparation steps

1.

Cook noodles according to package directions and drain.

2.

Rinse spinach, blanch for 1 minute in boiling salted water. Drain, squeeze excess water and chop coarsely. Rinse cilantro, shake dry and chop leaves.

3.

Rinse scallions and chop. Peel ginger and cut into small sticks. Peel garlic and chop finely. Rinse chile pepper, halve, remove seeds and ribs and chop finely. Cut tofu into slices.

4.

Toast sesame seeds until golden brown in a frying pan.  

5.

Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a pan and fry tofu until golden brown on each side, about 1 to 2 minutes over medium heat. Deglaze with 2 tablespoons soy sauce and set aside. 

6.

Heat the remaining oil in another pan and add chile pepper, garlic and ginger sauté briefly.

7.

Add spinach, scallions, and noodles and sauté for 1 to 2 minutes. Season with remaining soy sauce and divide onto 4 plates. Then place the tofu slices and serve sprinkled with sesame seeds and coriander.