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Strawberry and tofu salad

STRAWBERRY AND TOFU SALAD
Written by Veronica Lavenia

Strawberry and tofu salad is a smart recipe to try.

The combination of fruit and vegetables is a pleasant alternative to taste seasonal fruit more often than not just as a dessert or snack.
This fresh salad is simple, colorful, fragrant and has a really delicious sauce, prepared with the strawberries juice. Tofu makes it a complete dish, rich in vegetable protein and nourishment.
It is a dish whose main ingredients all come from my garden, including strawberries and this is the real luxury.

It would take only a touch of extra virgin olive oil to have a delicious vegan dish. Strawberry sauce is one of the key to this colorful, healthy dish.

Strawberry and tofu salad: Ingredients

Serves 2

150 g (5 oz) silky tofu

150 g (5 oz) rocket-aragula

150 g (5 oz) curly (endive) salad

20 strawberries

A tuft of fresh oregano

2 tbsp apple vinegar

3 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil

Pinch of sea salt

The juice of one lemon

1 tbsp Sicilian balsamic glaze

2 tbsp breadcrumbs

 

Strawberry and tofu salad: Method

  1. Cut the silky tofu into cubes and boil for 10 minutes in salted water to make it even more digestible. Drain the tofu and set aside.
  2. Wash and dry the vegetables.
  3. Wash and dry the strawberries. Take ten strawberries and cut into rounds.
  4. Pour the remaining ten strawberries, oregano, apple vinegar, oil, salt, lemon and shake into a glass of the immersion mixer.
  5. Pass the strawberry puree through a fine sieve and collect the liquid in a bowl.
  6. In a salad bowl, arrange the tofu, the vegetables and the sliced strawberries. Dress with the strawberry sauce, balsamic vinegar and serve with bread crumbs.

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About the author

Veronica Lavenia

PhD (former University academic). Italian based food writer, food consultant and magazine contributor. Authors of six books (five cookbooks), some of her works have appeared and appears in the most popular International food magazine, as “Gluten-free Heaven”; "Vegetarian Living"; "Veggie Magazine"; "Lifestyle FOOD"; "Australian Good Food & Travel Guide; "Chickpea";" TML" (The Mediterranean lifestyle), among others.