Tofu is amazingly versatile and adaptable. It absorbs the flavors of the ingredients it’s paired with and works in a variety of cooking methods.
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This recipe is packed with healthful ingredients: Sesame seeds offer iron, magnesium, and zinc in their tiny little packages. Slender shoots of asparagus add color and crispness to this stir-fry. Plus, green asparagus is higher in vitamins A and C and folate than the white variety. With their strong earthy fragrance and rich texture, shiitakes offer big flavor for few calories.