This filling, nutrious appetizer is a great finger food for any game-day tailgate.
In frying pan, heat olive oil, garlic, and tofu over moderately high heat, breaking up the tofu into small pieces with a wooden spoon (can also be cubed beforehand according to preference). Cook until tofu and garlic is well toasted.
Add all the sauce ingredients and continue cooking for a few minutes, stirring constantly.
Mix cornstarch and water. Add the water and cornstarch mixture in, stirring until mixture thickens. Mix walnuts in.
Serve them on lettuce cups, topped with shredded carrots and chopped cilantro.