Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream

Tofu with Zucchini & Almond Cream

Tofu with Zucchini and Almond Cream

This recipe was developed for Randy’s daughter in his kitchen while he was in India many years ago.  I wanted to make her a very yummy and easy to make dinner; I am happy to say she loved it.  Recently I prepared the recipe to test it out,  take the photo above and serve it to Randy as a thank you for helping move a big plant for me. He said “with that much almond butter; of course she liked it!”


1 sm onion finely chopped
1 pkg medium firm tofu, sliced into cubes
1 large zucchini, sliced in rounds, ½ inch thick
1 large tomato, chopped
3 handfuls of spinach
1/2 cup almond butter*(add water and stir till thick and creamy)
1 – 3 Tblsp fresh ginger, chopped very finely
Ghee or almond oil
Braggs seasoning


1.    Sauté on medium heat in ghee or oil: tofu, onions, ginger and zucchini till golden.
2.    Spray with Braggs and sauté for a few more minutes.
3.    Then add spinach and tomatoes and cover, cooking for a 2 minutes.
4.    Take of heat and add almond cream, mixing in.
5.    Serve on top of brown basmati rice.


*You can use less almond butter (1/4 or 1/3 cup) for a less rich dish.

Powerfoods in this recipe:  almonds, spinach, zucchini, rice .  Read all about the benefits by clicking on their links.

About the Author:

I am the Founder and Author at Real Food For Life. Have been teaching cooking classes worldwide since 1982. Create original, healthy recipes and menus, which are gluten free and white sugar free. Also, the author of the GREEN means LEAN and Balance Your Body e-books. I turned a debilitating health crisis into a passion for helping others with healthy, sugar free, gluten free eating and cooking.


  1. Joy Markman October 8, 2011 at 6:21 am

    Your recipes sound yummy, & I will certainly try the Tofu, zucchini & Almond cream.
    By the way what is Braggs seasoning – I have never heard of it in South Africa!
    Thanks Joy

  2. Diana Herrington October 11, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    Braggs is a non fermented, raw type of soya sauce with is less salty and gluten free. Here is a link to their site:

  3. Joy Markman October 14, 2011 at 1:12 pm

    Thanks Diana, very interesting.

  4. June April 21, 2012 at 12:32 pm

    Hi Diana – Sounds great can’t wait to try as it has all my favorite foods in it. Thanks.

  5. Diana Herrington May 12, 2012 at 5:38 pm

    June, looking forward to hearing how it worked for you.

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