Orzo with Tomato and Fried Tofu

Orzo with Tomato and Fried Tofu

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"Pan fried tofu is mixed with orzo, fresh diced tomatoes, lemon and basil then sprinkled with feta cheese. I like cow's milk feta, but goat cheese would be really yummy as well."


40 m servings 491 cals
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Original recipe yields 6 servings



  • Calories:
  • 491 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 19.4 g
  • 30%
  • Carbs:
  • 59g
  • 19%
  • Protein:
  • 22.9 g
  • 46%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 45 mg
  • 15%
  • Sodium:
  • 626 mg
  • 25%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add orzo pasta and cook for about 5 minutes, until tender. Drain.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan or wok over medium-high heat. Fry the garlic and green onions for 20 to 30 seconds until fragrant. Add the tofu, and continue cooking until golden brown.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, lemon juice, and basil; cook for another minute. Combine with the cooked orzo pasta, season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve sprinkled with crumbled feta cheese.
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  1. 80 Ratings


This is a great, easy recipe - very creative! Here are my suggestions: Use only one cup of orzo. For a nice texture, brown orzo to golden color in a tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat, t...

Looks like it would have been a 4, but with the changes I made, it was outstanding. Keep in mind I cut the recipe in half (other than the tofu) I added 2 cubes of veggie boullion to the water i...

As the recipe is written, very bland, probably good for young kids to introduce them to tofu...turn this into a 4 star recipe by adding, sundried tomatoes (chopped, stored in oil), black olives ...

Simple and light and tasty. The only change I made was to use fresh basil instead of dried. Oh, and I fried the tofu before the onions to make sure I could get it nice and crispy without overc...

When I told my husband I had made a tofu dish for dinner he looked at me with a funny face. He tried and said: "This is actually delicious!". I will definitely make it again and again!

Very good! I used whole wheat orzu for extra healthiness. I haven't cooked tofu in years, so I had a little trouble cooking it. At medium high, it took a long time (15 minutes) to brown, but...

This was so DELICIOUS, first off I used a veggie boulin cube to give the pasta more flavor. When the pasta was done boiling there was no more water left. The pasta soaked it up. Second you can r...

It was a good starter dish, though you may want to add in olives or something salty to balance the dish.

My husband and I are trying to add tofu to our regular diets, and this dish was a perfect way to incorporate it. I read several of the reviews and took their suggestions, adding sun-dried tomato...