Super Foods Rx Spicy Tofu Salad

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Recipe for Spicy Tofu Salad from the Super Foods Rx Diet by Drs. Wendy Bazilian and Steven Pratt.

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 large clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 3/4 pound very fir tofu, well drained and cut into 1/2" cubes
  • 4 mushrooms, sliced
  • 1/2 orange bell pepper, cut into matchsticks
  • 2 large lettuce leaves
  • 1 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro

Directions

  1. Serving Size: 1 1/4 cups
  2. Volume: 2 1/2 cups
  3. Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  4. Total Time: 1 Hour 15 minutes
  5. In a jar with a tight-fitting lid, combine the vinegar, oil, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, and crushed red pepper.  Cover and shake the jar vigorously to combine the ingredients.  Place the tofu, mushrooms, and bell peppers in a bowl and add the marinade.  Stir gently to coat the vegetables well.  Refrigerate at least 1 hour and use within 3 days.  To serve, place the lettuce leaves on chilled serving plates.  Top the leaves evenly with tofu salad.  Garnish with fresh cilantro.