Add the finely chopped ginger to the Sichuan oil and stir. Cook for 1 minute.
Add the finely chopped garlic and cook for another minute.
Add the diced onion and stir. Cook for another minute or two.
Add the Gardein vegan ground beef and stir.
Add the 2 tbsp of black bean paste, the 1/2 cup of broth, the sugar and stir.
Add a few tablespoons of chili oil. Stir.
Add the cornstarch slurry (cornstarch and water) and stir.
Simmer while gently mixing the tofu in the sauce.
Top with chopped scallions.
Serve with white rice.