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Crispy pan-fried tofu with a side of broccoli: light but delicious!

Tofu and broccoli in a pan

Crispy tofu with broccoli: quick and easy recipe for those who want to try a healthy and genuine second course, here's how to prepare it!

Crispy tofu with broccoli is a simple dish to prepare and is perfect for those who want to serve a tasty, flavorful, yet light dish. In fact, no ingredients of animal origin are used in this dish, given that the broccoli is combined with tofu. The latter is a derivative of soy , is subjected to curdling like cheese, and is ideal for those who are lactose intolerant or for those who have eliminated ingredients of animal origin from their diet.

Tofu has a rather neutral taste and for this reason it can be used in many preparations , it is excellent baked, raw, fried, but also sautéed in a pan with broccoli as in this recipe. Let's see how it's prepared now!

Tofu and broccoli in a pan
Tofu and broccoli in a pan

How to cook crispy tofu with broccoli in a pan

  1. Start by cutting off the tops of the broccoli and wash them under cold running water.
  2. Put a pot of water on the fire, bring to a boil and cook for 7-8 minutes .
  3. Drain the broccoli very delicately then take a large frying pan, place on the heat and heat a drizzle of oil.
  4. Add the peeled garlic and the chilli pepper, let it brown for a few moments then add the broccoli tops, the diced tofu and the sunflower seeds.
  5. Mix and leave to flavor for a couple of minutes. Add the soy sauce if you like it and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  6. Turn off the heat and serve immediately, enjoy your meal!

If you like this ingredient here are other recipes with tofu .


We recommend consuming the vegan second course at the moment, otherwise you can keep it in the fridge for 2-3 days , covered with a special transparent film.

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