Tofu with Peanut Sauce

Budget Recipes

Best and easiest homemade peanut sauce ever! Served over rice noodles with cubed tofu. Quick, easy and delicious!

  • 6 oz Pad Thai (rice) noodles
  • 1 block tofu, cubed
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 1 – 1” piece ginger, peeled
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ½ cup peanut butter
  • 2 Tbsp tamari
  • 1 Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 tsp (packed) brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/3 cup water


Prepare peanut sauce. Place all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. If needed to thin, add water 1 Tbsp at a time. Set aside.

Heat 2 quarts water to boiling, remove from heat, add noodles and cover. Let sit until noodles reach desired firmness, then drain. Meanwhile, heat oil in a skillet, add tofu and cook until lightly browned. Add green onions and sauté 1 minute.

Stir together noodles, tofu and sauce and serve.