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Vegan Tofu Tahini Stir Fry

This dish is easy to make, packed with veg and plant-based protein, and really tasty. You can't go wrong!


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This dish is easy to make, packed with veg and plant-based protein, and really tasty. You can’t go wrong!
Duration20 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Prep Time10 mins
Servings2 servings


  • if you’d like an even quicker version then use pre-marinated tofu and add it together with the vegetables
  • 280 g approx. firm tofu, cubed
  • Sesame oil for frying but any oil fine
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • Either use 1 packet of your favourite stir fry mix or 3 handfuls of stir fry veg eg broccoli, baby corn, carrot battons, pak choi, edamame beans etc
  • Either use 150g approx. straight-to-wok noodles or dry noodle nests (follow instructions on packet)… we used dry wholemeal noodles
  • 60 g tahini
  • 2 tbsp syrup eg maple or agave – optional
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar use cider vinegar as an alternative
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • 1-2 tbsp sriracha depending on how hot you like it!
  • 3-5 tbsp water



  • Fry the tofu in sesame oil until golden, stirring occasionally.
  • Add the soy sauce and nutritional yeast, stir through and fry for a further 1-2 minutes. Set aside.

Vegetables and noodles

  • Fry the vegetables on a medium-high heat for a few minutes.
  • Add the noodles and stir through.
  • Add the tofu and stir through.


  • In a small saucepan, heat all of the ingredients on a medium heat.
  • Pour over the noodles, veg and tofu and decorate with toasted cashews, fresh chillies, seeds, fresh coriander and anything else you fancy.
This recipe was republished with permission from Viva’s Vegan Recipe Club. Find the stir-fry recipe here and the satay sauce recipe here
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Viva's Vegan Recipe Club

Viva! is a UK-registered charity which educates people about the realities of factory farming and how it impacts our health, the planet and animals. The Vegan Recipe Club is part of Viva!'s project to make going – and staying – vegan really easy by providing amazing recipes which make your mouth water! The Vegan Recipe Club website and app brings together 20 years' worth of wonderful plant-based recipes, tried and tested by vegan campaigning charity Viva! Search by ingredient, food type, course, dish, guest chef and lots more. The Vegan Recipe Club also features blogs from our cookery experts, health advice and a free newsletter.

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