Tofu salad including tomatoes, cucumbers, nuts and mixed greens on a plate

Hey there foodies, are you looking for a light and satisfying salad that’s packed with protein? Look no further than this tasty Tofu Salad! This recipe is perfect for lunch or dinner, and is easy to customize to your liking. We’ll be combining crispy and flavorful tofu with fresh greens, juicy tomatoes, and crunchy cucumbers for a nutritious and delicious salad that’s sure to become a new favorite.

So grab your chopping board and let’s get started!

Ingredients:

  • 1 block of firm tofu, pressed and cubed
  • 4 cups of mixed greens
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 small cucumber, sliced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/4 cup of chopped nuts (such as almonds or cashews)
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon of soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh herbs (such as cilantro or basil) for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Start by preheating your oven to 400°F (200°C). Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the cubed tofu out in a single layer. Drizzle with 1 tablespoon of olive oil and season with salt and pepper to taste.

  2. Bake the tofu for 20-25 minutes, or until it is crispy and golden brown.

  3. While the tofu is baking, prepare the salad. In a large bowl, combine the mixed greens, diced tomato, sliced cucumber, and diced avocado.

  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining tablespoon of olive oil, soy sauce, honey, and apple cider vinegar to make the dressing.

  5. Once the tofu is done, add it to the salad bowl and drizzle with the dressing. Toss everything together until the salad is evenly coated.

  6. Top the Tofu Salad with chopped nuts and fresh herbs for a tasty and nutritious finishing touch.

There you have it, folks! A simple and satisfying Tofu Salad recipe that’s sure to become a staple in your meal rotation. Feel free to switch up the ingredients and add your favorite veggies, fruits, or proteins to make it your own. Enjoy!

 
 

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