This is a great tofu vegetarian recipe, sure to please everyone!
1 (14 oz.) package of Firm or Extra Firm Tofu, crumbled
3 Tbsp. Vegetable Oil
1 Green Bell Pepper, diced
1 Cup Mushrooms, sliced
1 Onion, diced
3 Tbsp. Chili Powder
3 Garlic Cloves, minced
1/4 tsp. Cayenne Pepper
1/2 tsp. Cumin
Salt and Pepper to taste
1 (28 oz.) can Whole or Diced Tomatoes, with liquid
1 (14 oz.) can Tomato Sauce
1 (28 oz.) can Kidney Beans, drained
3 Tbsp. Sugar
Sauté the tofu in vegetable oil over medium high heat in a large pot for 3 minutes. Add the green peppers, mushrooms, onions, chili powder, garlic, cayenne, cumin, salt, and pepper, and let them cook until the vegetables are barely tender, usually about 5 minutes.
Add the tomatoes, tomato sauce, beans and sugar and bring down to a slow simmer. Cover the pot and cook for 45 minutes.