Vegan Stir Fry

Preparation Time: 15 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Serves: 4


For the Stir Fry Sauce:

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free)
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon maple syrup or agave nectar
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch (optional, for thickening)

For the Stir Fry:

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 block firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 3 cups mixed vegetables (broccoli florets, bell peppers, carrots, snap peas, etc.)
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sliced bell peppers (assorted colors)
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup snap peas, trimmed
  • Cooked brown rice or quinoa for serving
  • Sesame seeds and chopped green onions for garnish


 Prepare the Stir Fry Sauce:

  1. In a bowl, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, maple syrup, sesame oil, and cornstarch (if using). Set aside.

 Cook the Tofu:

  1. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  2. Add cubed tofu and cook until all sides are golden brown. Remove from the skillet and set aside.

Stir Fry Vegetables:

  1. In the same skillet, add a bit more oil if needed.
  2. Add minced garlic and grated ginger, stir-frying for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
  3. Add broccoli, bell peppers, carrots, and snap peas. Stir-fry for 5-7 minutes until the vegetables are crisp-tender.

Combine and Add Sauce:

  1. Return the cooked tofu to the skillet with the stir-fried vegetables.
  2. Pour the prepared stir fry sauce over the tofu and vegetables.
  3. Toss everything together until well coated and heated through.


  1. Serve the vegan stir fry over cooked brown rice or quinoa.
  2. Garnish with sesame seeds and chopped green onions.

Note: Feel free to customize the vegetables based on your preferences or what’s in season.

This Vegan Vegetable Stir Fry is a quick and flavorful dish that’s both satisfying and packed with healthy goodness. Enjoy your delicious and colorful plant-based meal!

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