Broccoli and Tofu Salad
This recipe for example is simple and yet loaded with nutrients. Broccoli and tofu married with a mild seasoning of Asian flavours, this salad can serve as a major proportion of one's lunch. I prefer to have it with some soup or toasted brown bread.
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Preparation Time - 10 mins
- 2 cups broccoli
- 100 gm tofu
- 2-3 garlic flakes ( finely chopped )
- 1 1/2 tsp soy sauce
- 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds
- 3-4 dry red chilis
- 1 tsp honey
- salt to taste
- 1 tsp canola oil / rice bran oil
- 1/2 of 1 lemon
- a dash of pepper
Preparation - Steam the broccoli florets.
Cut the tofu into thin long strips.
Cooking - Heat the oil in a skillet. Add the dry red chilis and garlic. Fry till fragrant.
Throw in the tofu and soy sauce. Toss for 1-2 mins.
Add the broccoli florets. Season with salt. Toss for 2-3 mins.
Finally add the honey, pepper and lemon juice. Mix gently to coat the broccoli and tofu with the seasoning.
Remove from the flame and sprinkle the toasted sesame seeds over the salad.
Note - Additionally nuts and carrots can also be added to this salad to make it more interesting.