Native Bowl's Couch Bowl

  • Recipe courtesy of Julie Hasson and Native Bowl, LLC
Total Time:
5 min
Prep:
5 min
Inactive Prep:
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Cook:
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Yield:
Sauce makes 1 cup, enough for 4 bowls
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

SAUCE:
  • 1/2 cup Korean hot pepper paste
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame seeds
  • 1/4 cup agave nectar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup water
    COUCH BOWL:
    • 5 cups steamed rice
    • 1 pound extra-firm tofu, sauteed
    • 4 ounces fresh baby spinach
    • 2 carrots, shredded
    • 8 scallions, sliced
    • 1/4 cup toasted sesame seeds

    Directions

    For the sauce:
    In a small bowl, mix together the red pepper paste, garlic, sesame seeds, agave, and sesame oil. Add water and stir until smooth.

    To make the "Couch Bowl":

    Layer the steamed rice evenly in 4 bowls. Drizzle with the red pepper paste sauce. Top with sauteed tofu and a handful spinach leaves. Sprinkle with shredded carrots and a spoonful of sliced scallions. Drizzle with a little more sauce, and a sprinkle of toasted sesame seeds. Serve the extra sauce on the side.

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