Leftover stir fry

Leftover stir fry

This vegetarian stir fry uses up leftover broccoli stalks and serves them in a spicy chilli bean sauce for a quick and easy dinner that reduces food waste. Serve with rice or noodles alongside.


  • 200g/7oz broccoli stalks (or green beans, sugar-snap peas or any other firm green vegetable), sliced
  • 1 carrot, peeled and cut into long batons
  • 2½ tbsp vegetable oil
  • 100g/3½oz firm tofu, cut into batons
  • 1 large red chilli, finely sliced
  • 2 pickled jalapeños, finely sliced, or 8–10 pieces of presliced jalapeños (depending on how spicy you like your food)
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely sliced

For the sauce