Super Vegetable Salad

Super Vegetable Salad
Feel free to vary the vegetables according to the season in this Super Vegetable Salad. Don’t like tofu? Just sub in the protein of your choice.
Makes 4 servings


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3 cups cherry tomatoes
3 large broccoli florets, cut up
12 green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 carrots, cut diagonally into 1/2-inch pieces
1 head lettuce (Paul likes romaine)
3 scallions, finely chopped
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided
1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar
1 teaspoon Dijon mustard (optional)
1 teaspoon maple syrup (optional)
2/3 cup cornmeal
1/4 cup chopped assorted fresh herbs
9 ounces tofu, cut into 8 slices


Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

1. Preheat oven to 400°. In small roasting pan, roast cherry tomatoes 10 minutes.

2. In saucepan, steam broccoli, beans, and carrots over 1 inch boiling water (15 minutes, or until tender).

3. Arrange lettuce leaves and scallions on 4 plates. In small bowl, whisk 2 TBSP oil with vinegar, mustard, and syrup.

4. In shallow bowl, combine cornmeal and herbs. In large skillet, heat remaining 1 TBSP oil. Dip tofu in cornmeal and sauté until golden.

5. Top salad with vegetables, tomatoes, and tofu; drizzle with dressing.

Created date

June 2012

Nutritional Information

Calories 267
Fat 14.1 g
Satfat 1.9 g
Monofat 8.3 g
Polyfat 3.3 g
Protein 11 g
Carbohydrate 28 g
Fiber 8 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 4 mg
Sodium 53 mg
Calcium 181 mg