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Gluten-Free Tofu Caesar Salads

  • Prep 40 min
  • Total 40 min
  • Servings 8

This cool spin on the traditional Caesar is not just lighter—it’s also a chic, youthful and fun way to get your protein and veggies. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

Dressing

8
oz soft silken tofu, drained in fine mesh strainer
2
small cloves garlic
2
anchovy fillets
3
tablespoons lemon juice
1
tablespoon gluten-free white miso
1
tablespoon gluten-free low-sodium soy sauce
1
teaspoon Dijon mustard
1/2
teaspoon ground black pepper

Salad

2
teaspoons sesame oil
12
oz firm tofu, drained thoroughly, patted dry, cut into 3/4x1/2-inch chunks
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
large head romaine lettuce, ribs removed, torn into bite-size pieces (8 cups)
1
English (seedless) cucumber, ends removed, cut in half then in thin strips (using vegetable peeler)
2
oz shaved Parmesan cheese

Steps

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  • 1
    In blender, place Dressing ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed until thoroughly combined. Set aside.
  • 2
    In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add firm tofu; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Add salt; toss to coat. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in large bowl, place lettuce and cucumber. Add 1 cup of the dressing; toss to coat.* Divide among 8 serving plates; top with firm tofu and Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

Expert Tips

  • *Cover and refrigerate remaining dressing, and use within 5 days. Enjoy with chicken or over another salad.
  • Use a vegetable peeler to cut cucumber into thin lengthwise strips. Cut only down to the seeds, then turn and cut the next side.
  • Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
110
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
430mg
18%
Potassium
310mg
9%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
2%
Dietary Fiber
2g
8%
Sugars
2g
Protein
9g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
80%
80%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
20%
20%
Iron
10%
10%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 1 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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