Spicy Sofritas Black Bean Bowl

  • I have never been a fan of tofu, it was bland and the texture was spongy. I never knew how to prepare it or what to do with it. And it just doesn’t look pretty. Am I the only one that feels this way?

But this meal has changed all of that!! The texture was similar to ground turkey/beef, well maybe still a little spongy. Nonetheless, this meal was easy to prepare especially if you have brown rice already made.

This is a great post workout meal because there is a solid amount of healthy carbs and protein or if you want a yummy meatless bowl, which is what hubs has been all about.

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  • Spicy Sofritas Black Bean Bowl


  • 1lb super firm tofu, drained & mashed
    2 cans of black beans, drained and rinsed
    1 cup uncooked brown rice (directions here)
    Homemade Salsa (dried chile de arbol, jalapeno, roma tomatoes, onion, garlic, cilantro, lime, salt)
    Optional toppings: avocado, plain greek yogurt, or avocado crema


  1. 1. Make brown rice (try make this ahead of time, it’s part of bulk meal prepping).
    2. In a large bowl mash and break apart the block of tofu (I used a potato masher). Meanwhile, heat large skillet with 1-2 tbsp avocado oil. Once the skillet is hot, saute tofu until golden.
    3. Meanwhile, make salsa. In a food processor or blender, blend a handful of dried chile de arbol, 1 jalapeno, 2 roma tomatoes, 1/2 onion, 1 garlic clove, small handful of cilantro, 1 lime, and salt.
    3. Drain and rinse black beans, set aside.
    5. Once the tofu is sauteed, add the salsa and mix. Then add black beans. Continue cooking for a few minutes.Serves 6-7 people! Perfect meal for weekly meal prep!!

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