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Asian Tofu Salad

Asian Tofu Salad
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WebMD Recipe from EatingWell.com

The best thing about tofu - besides its nutritional value - is the way it carries other flavors, such as the tanginess of this sesame dressing. Serve this warm salad with crunchy breadsticks and a tall glass of iced jasmine tea.

Ingredients
Prep: 25 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes
  • 3 tablespoons
    canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons
    rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon
    honey
  • 2 teaspoons
    reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon
    toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon
    minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon
    salt
  • 1 14-ounce package
    extra-firm, water-packed tofu, rinsed, patted dry and cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 8 cups
    mixed salad greens
  • medium carrots, peeled, halved lengthwise and sliced
  • large cucumber, chopped
Instructions
  1. Whisk canola oil, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and salt in a bowl.
  2. Place tofu and 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a large nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning every 2 to 3 minutes, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes total. Remove from the heat, add 1 tablespoon of the dressing to the pan and stir to coat.
  3. Toss greens, carrots and cucumber with the remaining dressing. Serve immediately, topped with the warm tofu.

 

Nutritional Information

Makes: 4 servings
  • Calories236
  • Fat16 g
    • Saturated fat2 g
  • Cholesterol0 g
  • Carbohydrates16 g
    • Dietary fiber5 g
  • Protein11 g
  • Sodium454 g
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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