Spicy Miso Eggplant Tofu

"This spicy miso eggplant tofu is packed with umami flavor and heat to keep your tastebuds dancing. It’s healthy, filling, and so easy to make!"
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Prep time 10mins
Cook time 10mins
Serves or Makes: 2

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  • 1 eggplant, sliced
  • 1/2 (14 ounce) block firm tofu, cubed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or gochugaru
  • 1 tablespoon red miso
  • 1 tablespoon sake
  • 1 tablespoon mirin
  • 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 1 green onion, sliced


  • Step 1

    Mix together red pepper flakes, miso, sake, mirin, and maple syrup, and set aside.

  • Step 2

    Heat olive oil in a large frying pan over medium high heat. Add minced garlic and eggplant slices and cook until eggplant starts to soften, stirring frequently.

  • Step 3

    Add tofu cubes and miso sauce and stir until sauce is evenly distributed. Take off from heat.

  • Step 4

    Garnish with green onion slices and serve hot.

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