Recipe: Tofu Salad Bowl

You guessed it– Meatless Monday has come around once again. This week, we have one of our favorite lunch dishes, the tofu salad bowl. If you shy away from salads, or they don’t seem to fill you up, don’t stop reading just yet. This bowl is high in protein and healthy fats, so it will keep you powered through your afternoon (see, who needs meat?).

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Tofu Salad Bowl

Original # of Servings: 1

Total Time: 25 minutes

Active Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

  • avocado – 1/2
  • chickpeas – 1 ounce
  • tofu – 3 ounce
  • spinach – 2 ounce
  • cherry tomatoes – 4 tablespoon
  • low sodium soy sauce – 1 tablespoon
  • extra virgin olive oil – 1 1/2 teaspoon
  • lime – 1/2
  • quinoa – 4 tablespoon
  • poppy seeds – 1/2 teaspoon
  • sesame seeds – 1 1/2 teaspoon

Directions

  1. Cook quinoa according to package instructions.
  2. Rinse and drain chickpeas.
  3. Heat olive oil to a skillet in medium high. Add tofu and brown. Stir in soy sauce and chickpeas. Coat well and remove from heat.
  4. Add spinach, sliced avocado, cooked quinoa, tofu, sliced cherry tomatoes, and quinoa to a serving dish.
  5. Garnish with poppy and sesame seeds, and lime wedge.
  6. Serve.

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