Hash Browns with Italian-Seasoned Tofu
These just might be the most colorful hash browns you've ever had. The seasoned baked tofu, a chewy, tasty form of soy, makes them a hearty main dish. Serve with a side salad of mixed greens, tomatoes, and olives. If you'd like, add steamed fresh spinach to each plate.
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil use spray
1 1/2 cups chopped onion
1 cup chopped carrot
1 garlic clove, minced
1 (20-ounce) package refrigerated diced potatoes with onion (such as Simply Potatoes)
1 cup coarsely chopped red bell pepper
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 (8-ounce) package water-packed baked garlic and herb Italian-style tofu (such as White Wave), cut into 1/2-inch cubes I am going to use itaian turkey sausage
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion, carrot, and garlic; sauté 4 minutes. Add potatoes, and sauté 7 minutes or until lightly browned. Stir in bell pepper, salt, black pepper, and tofu; sauté 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Remove from heat, and sprinkle with parsley.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups hash browns and 1 1/2 teaspoons parsley)
CALORIES 362 (37% from fat); FAT 10.7g (satfat 1.4g, monofat 4.1g, polyfat 1.6g); PROTEIN 9.7g; CARBOHYDRATE 34.1g; FIBER 4.7g; CHOLESTEROL 0.0mg; IRON 1.2mg; SODIUM 849mg; CALCIUM 219mg;
IBS-A for 20 years with terrible bloating and gas. On the diet since April 2004. Remember this from Heather's information pages:
"You absolutely must eat insoluble fiber foods, and as much as safely possible, but within the IBS dietary guidelines. Treat insoluble fiber foods with suitable caution, and you'll be able to enjoy a wide variety of them, in very healthy quantities, without problem." Please eat IF foods!