To prevent gout attacks I do eat a lot of meatless meals. This helps me comply with the Mayo Clinics guidelines for a gout diet. Stir Frys are great for limiting the amount of meat consumed allowing you to eat like a king but still stay within the guidelines….
This simple recipe for General Tso Tofu is a plant based version of my General Tso Chicken. My family likes that recipe so I wanted a similar experience including flavor and texture. This meat free recipe gives a similar taste and by freezing, pressing and frying the tofu we can get a nice texture. Its not the same as chicken but it has a nice chew.
Todays Baked Tofu, Broccoli and Shiitake Mushroom recipe is one that most of the time consuming steps can be done ahead of time. Baking the tofu, soaking the mushrooms, blanching the green veggies and making the sauce. Then when your busy schedule allows you can whip up a tasty and healthy meal in just minutes.
At our house we often add Korean flavors to American recipes, this Bulgogi burger is a prime example. The key to this great tasting Bulgogi Burger is to marinate the lean ground beef with a simple bulgogi sauce /marinade.
For the bulgogi ground beef:
1 pound of lean ground beef I used 93% lean to 7% fat ground beef.
1/4 cup soy sauce