Roasted Miso Tofu Salad

For a non meat eater, tofu is a great alternative for high quality, complete plant based protein. This salad is so easy to make, it’s light and delicious. Perfect for lunch.

Ingredients

3.5 oz firm tofu
1/2 tbsp miso
1 garlic clove minced
1/2 tbsp lime juice
Himalayan salt
1 tsp miso
1 tbsp olive oil
1 tsp lime juice
liquid aminos
1.5 cup salad greens
5 cherry/grape tomatoes
1/2 tbsp parmesan

1. Drain tofu of all access water

2. Mix miso, garlic, lime juice, and Himalayan salt

3. Coat a ramekin with coconut oil, add tofu, coat well with the above mix and bake at 425F for ~12 minutes or until tofu is browned

4. To prepare salad dressing, mix miso, olive oil, lime juice, and 3-4 spritzes of the liquid aminos (may be omitted)

5. Mix salad greens, cherry tomatoes with the salad dressing

6. Top with tofu

7. Sprinkle with Parmesan

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Ingredient Highlight: Tofu

Tofu is made from soy milk and is an excellent source of iron and calcium. It is a complete protein of plant origin and as most natural soy products, it seems to have cholesterol lowering properties.  (Source: The Encyclopedia of Healing Foods).

Nutrition Info
Cal: 314 | Fat: 20g | Carb: 21g | Protein: 17g

 

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