Spicy Basil and Eggplant Stir-Fry

Author: Recipes_se
This is tasty dish that can be used with other side dishes such as brown rice.
4 from 1 vote
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Appetizers, Bowls, Main Course, Side Dishes
Cuisine Asian
Servings 3 servings
Calories 179.3 kcal


  • Stove


  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 block firm or extra-firm tofu pressed and diced
  • 2 tbsp olive oil extra virgin
  • 1 eggplant chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper chopped
  • 1/3 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 3 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce low sodium, NO SODIUM BENZOATE
  • 1 tsp lemon juice fresh
  • 1/3 cup Holy or Thai basil fresh


  • In a large skillet, sauté the garlic, chili peppers, and tofu in the olive oil. Cook for about 5 minutes or until tofu is lightly toasted.
  • Stir in eggplant, bell pepper, mushrooms, water, and soy sauce. Stir frequently, cooking until eggplant is almost soft.
  • Add in the lemon juice and basil and cook for 1-2 more minutes, heating until basil is wilted.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Basil and Eggplant Stir-Fry
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 179.3 Calories from Fat 120
% Daily Value*
Fat 13.33g21%
Sodium 350.66mg15%
Potassium 424.1mg12%
Carbohydrates 8.41g3%
Fiber 3.46g14%
Sugar 3.91g4%
Protein 9.73g19%
Vitamin A 1807.23IU36%
Vitamin B1 0.121mg8%
Vitamin B2 0.117mg7%
Vitamin B3 1.91mg10%
Vitamin B5 0.609mg6%
Vitamin B6 0.137mg7%
Vitamin C 75.13mg91%
Vitamin D 0.04µg0%
Vitamin E 2.33mg16%
Vitamin K 39.56µg38%
Calcium 315.43mg32%
Copper 0.29mg15%
Folate 57.43µg14%
Iron 2.38mg13%
Manganese 0.681mg34%
Magnesium 49.1mg12%
Phosphorus 145.41mg15%
Selenium 9.8µg14%
Zinc 1.123mg7%
Ess-Methionine 2.771mg
Ess-Tryptophan 2.784mg
Ess-Threonine 8.39mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 11.081mg
Ess-Arginine 9.96mg
Ess-Lysine 9.77mg
Ess-Leucine 15.325mg
Ess-Isoleucine 8.405mg
Ess-Histidine 4.213mg
Ess-Valine 11.255mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source usda.gov.

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