Organic Peanut Tofu Bowl

Somewhere in between quick and easy, is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say the finest bowl-licking dish we have ever tasted.

Make the most of your dinner in this addictive peanut-y sauce coated tofu, golden turmeric spiced quinoa, and vibrant veggies. Pro Tip: the key to good pan-fried tofu is to make sure it’s as dry as possible before it goes into the hot oil.

Recipe by: Fresh City
Serves: 2
Prep Time: Quick & Easy


1 organic peanut tofu bowl

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Ready in 30 minutes! This Meal Kit comes with everything you need to make a healthy #vegan and #glutenfree meal for 2 people! This recipe uses organically grown and locally sourced produce. We assume you have basic kitchen tools, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Please note that allergy preferences and substitutions cannot be accommodated.

Kitchen Supplies

  • Small pot
  • Frying pan
  • Sieve

Recipe Ingredients

  • 300g firm tofu 
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes 
  • ½ cucumber 
  • 1 cup cabbage (red or green) 
  • ¼ cup cilantro 
  • 2 tbsp. salted & roasted peanuts  
  • 1 lime  
  • ½ cup quinoa 
  • 1½ cups water 
  • 1 tsp turmeric 
  • 2 tbsp olive oil  
  • ¾ cup Fresh City’s Peanut Dressing 

ingredients for organic peanut tofu bowl

Prepare the Ingredients  

  • Cut tofu into dice-size cubes and season with salt. 

dice tofu into cubes

  • Halve the tomatoes and dice the cucumber. 

halve the tomatoes

dice the cucumbers

  • Using a knife, shred the cabbage.

shred the cabbage

  • Mince the cilantro. 

mice the cilantro

  • Crush the peanuts with the broad side of a knife, or roughly chop the peanuts. 

crush peanuts with a knife

  • Quarter the lime.  

quarter the lime

Cook the Quinoa  

  • Rinse the quinoa in a fine sieve and add it to a small pot with 1 ½ cups water. Add turmeric and a pinch of salt. Bring to a boil. 

boil quinoa with water and add turmeric and salt

  • Once boiling, reduce the heat to simmer. Cook, uncovered, until the quinoa is tender and the water is absorbed, about 10-15 minutes.  

Cook the Tofu 

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a frying pan, and fry tofu over medium high until seared on all sides (3-4 minutes per side).  

cook tofu in a frying pan

  • Remove from heat and set aside for serving. 

Bring It All Together 

  • Divide quinoa into two separate bowls.  
  • Add the tomatoes, cucumber, and cabbage.  
  • Top with tofu. 
  • Drizzle with peanut dressing. 
  • Garnish with cilantro, peanuts, and two lime wedges each. 
  • Serve and enjoy!

two plates of organic peanut tofu bowl