At the end of this week, I’ll be moving out of my apartment.  Yep, the one I pretty much just moved into…7 months ago!  I can’t believe it’s already that time again.  Before you know it, I’ll be blogging from Florida!

In an effort to use up some of the random foods I have in my pantry and refrigerator, I decided to make a meal that will (hopefully) carry me through the week in terms of dinner.  I have a lot going on this week, so I wanted to be proactive and make a big pot of something.

It just so happens that the something was Red Curry Coconut Tofu and Veggies… 

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…in other words, Thai inspired comfort food. 

This dish took no time to throw together.  And most importantly, it’s flavorful, a little spicy, and filling.  Mmm mmm good!

Red Curry Coconut Tofu and Veggies

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/2 tablespoons Red Curry paste
1 block extra firm tofu, cut into cubes
1 can lite coconut milk
1 16 ounce bag of frozen stir fry vegetables
1 teaspoon sea salt
1 teaspoon ground ginger
1 teaspoon red curry powder

Heat olive oil in large pan over medium heat.  Add garlic and cook for 2-3 minutes.  Add curry paste and mix well.  Once incorporated, add cubed tofu.  Mix well, being careful not to break the tofu.  Allow to cook for 5 minutes.  Add the coconut milk and let cook for another 2-3 minutes.  Add frozen vegetables and mix well.  Let the mixture simmer for a few minutes.  Then add the sea salt, ground ginger, and red curry powder.  Mix well and let everything simmer together on low heat for 10-15 minutes.  Serve over rice or quinoa

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I know what you’re thinking…that simple?  Yes, it really is that simple!  And I’m actually looking forward to eating leftovers almost every night this week.  Smile

Are you a fan of Thai food?  What’s your favorite dish?

By Parita

18 thoughts on “Dinner for the Week”
    1. I’ve only used the Thai Kitchen one, but it’s pretty good and can be found in regular grocery stores. If you like things extra spicy, you would definitely want to add some extra ground red pepper.

  1. I make a soup like this but not with ginger! ahhh genius! i’ll be adding that fo-sho! <3 GORGEOUS PHOTOS darling!

    and hooray for florida!!!!! Us bostonians always end up there at one point or another =) I miss it in mass… and fl…

    ooh! my fam is in tampa btw! so bloggy meet up this spring when I come to visit? =) mwah!

  2. Hi Parita!! Omgness this looks delicious!!! wowww it’s really ironic how much our lives have in common….! 😀 I just moved (still with my parents) to an apartment last week. But I’m getting married on March, and so within basically 5 months, I’ll be moving again! haha it’s just too cool that you’re in a similar situation. Hope you have a beauuuutiful day!

    1. Hi Ellie! Thank you! Yes, moving has been a constant part of my life over the past couple of years. I’m really looking forward to this next one though!

  3. LOOOOOVE Thai food!!! – one of my faves up there with Vietnamese food 🙂 I have to have Pad Thai if I’m eating Thai.

    Actually made a really good Thai chicken stir-fry on the weekend – you could def substitute tofu or prawns if you like.

    This looks yum and easy to make after work! Thanks for the recipe!

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