Delicious Tofu Salad

This vegan and vegetarian friendly Tofu Salad is the perfect meal for a light lunch, or even a quick dinner. With all the vegetables and protein, this meal is sure to fill you up and give you the necessary energy to get through your day. The marinade gives the tofu a special flavor that makes this meal a true delight. This meal is also great to eat cold or hot.

Ingredients used:

For 6 people

  • 2 pounds - Lite firm silken tofu
  • 2 cloves - Garlic
  • 2 tablespoons - Honey
  • 1 tablespoon - Soy oil
  • 2 tablespoons - Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 - Cooking spray
  • 12 cups - Mixed salad greens
  • 3/4 cup - Chopped red bell peppers
  • 1 1/2 cups - Broccoli florets
  • 6 ounces - Blanched pea pods
  • 1 1/2 - Thinly sliced carrot coins
  • 1/3 cup - Low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup - Water
  • 2 tablespoons - Lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons - Sesame oil

Recipe steps:

  • Slice the drained tofu into 1/2-inch thick slices. Place a paper towel on top and press to drain out the excess water. In a bowl, combine garlic, honey, soy oil, and low-sodium soy sauce to create a marinade. Spread half of the marinade in the bottom of a glass baking dish and put the tofu slices on top. Spread the remaining marinade over the tofu. Refrigerate, cover, for 20 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and place over medium-high heat until hot. Remove tofu slices from marinade and add to skillet. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes on each side or until lightly brown. Let cool and cut each piece into wide strips.
  • Combine salad greens, red bell peppers, broccoli, pea pods, and carrots in a bowl. Divide evenly among six plates. Top each plate with tofu strips.
  • Combine soy sauce, water, lemon juice, and sesame oil in a bowl. Drizzle the salad with the dressing.

This delicious and healthy Tofu Salad is the perfect meal for a light lunch or dinner. You don’t need to miss out on any protein or carbohydrates while consuming this vegan option. The marinade gives the tofu a special flavor that makes this meal stand out. Not only is this meal full of flavor, but it is also full of fiber, fat and protein, making it a great choice for any meal.