RECIPES

Tofu & Quinoa Salad

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 (House Foods America)

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For a side dish that easy to whip up, this tofu and quinoa salad is a great alternative to heavy potato salad. Considering March is National Nutrition Month, now is the perfect time to focus on healthy eating. Small steps – like reducing your fat intake and eating more vegetables – can have a positive impact on how you look, think, and feel.  

Ingredients

  • 1 House Foods Premium Tofu or Organic Tofu, Super Firm Cubed
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa (couscous can be substituted)
  • 1 cup canned corn
  • 1 small red bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup seedless grapes, halved
  • 1/2 cup dried raspberries or cranberries (optional)
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley, finely chopped

Dressing

  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup wine vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Step 1:

  • Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Allow to cool.

Step 2:

  • While quinoa is cooking, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, wine vinegar, salt and pepper.

Step 3:

  • Combine cooked quinoa with rest of the ingredients except tofu, and lime juice mixture, stirring well.

Step 4:

  • Add tofu, mix well and sprinkle with Italian parsley.