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Tofu with Minced Meat

Tofu with Minced Meat Recipe

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Tofu with Minced Meat (肉酱豆腐) is one of my family’s favourite dishes and I have cooked it for many years but never got tired of it. This dish is really good with a bowl of warm fluffy white rice, and we often fought over the savoury gravy. Such humble home-cooked food (家常菜) is the reason why  I like to cook, because it taste so homely  and you can’t really order this type of food outside, well at least not so commonly.

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Mapo Tofu
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Sometimes I also add mushrooms to it, making it a more balanced dish if I don’t have time to whip up another side dish of vegetables. I call this dish the localized version of the popular Sichuan dish, Mapo Tofu, without the numbing heat.

Tofu with Minced Meat Recipe

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  1. Little Inbox — July 26, 2011 @ 12:12 pm

    I cook the similar dish too, with Japanese tofu.


  2. The Sudden Cook — July 26, 2011 @ 1:06 pm

    Looks really good not to mention how healthy tofu is!


  3. masterofboots — July 26, 2011 @ 4:33 pm

    This is home-cooked food at its best – economical, tasty, and time-saving :) I LIKE! another idea for weekday evenings.


  4. jonie — July 26, 2011 @ 9:20 pm

    minced meat with sichuan veg (those small pkts) also very nice. try it!


  5. daphne — July 26, 2011 @ 11:11 pm

    Since i have started using the salted soy beans paste, I can’t get enough of it!! the best is that I am finding more uses. I cooked it with ribs, then with fish, I did a chicken stew with it..and now! fresh new idea on tofu and pork mince!! thanks!


  6. tigerfish — July 27, 2011 @ 7:58 am

    Your taucheo and fermented black beans low on stock! hahahah!

    A lot of 家常菜 are not common outside. That is also why I enjoy simple home-cooked food. Just so good.


  7. AC — July 27, 2011 @ 8:16 am

    Hi, this looks sooo good! It looks somewhat like Ma Po Tofu? Does it taste anything like it? Cheers!


    • wiffy replied: — July 27th, 2011 @ 10:19 am

      It’s not Ma Po tofu but it’s quite similar, I will call this the home-style version. MP Tofu has sichuan peppercorn which gives it the “Ma” (numbing sensation)… I will try it next time and post if I am successful :)


  8. Chris — July 27, 2011 @ 10:28 am

    Hmm … another homely dish. Nice to go with either porridge or rice.


  9. Little Corner of Mine — July 28, 2011 @ 1:37 am

    Delicious! Goes so well with rice and is one of my favorite home cook meals.


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