Tofu Saag with Brown Rice

Makes 6 Servings


* 2 Tb grapeseed or canola oil

* 1 yellow onion, chopped

* 1/4 cup vegetable broth

* 1 pound spinach, stems removed

* 1/3 cup light coconut milk

* 2 tsp ground cumin

* 1 tsp ground cinnamon

* 1 ( 8 oz ) package firm tofu, cut into 1/2 inch cubes

* Salt and pepper, to taste

* 2 cups freshly cooked brown rice


1. Place the oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add the onions and saute until translucent, about 6 minutes.

2. Add the broth and spinach, cooking until the spinach begins to wilt.

3. Add the coconut milk, cumin and cinnamon, and simmer 7 minutes.

4. Pour the mixture into a blender or the work bowl of a food processor and process until smooth.

5. Transfer the mixture to a large saucepan and place over medium heat. Gently add the tofu and cook 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper.

Serve over  hot brown rice.