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Enlightened Caesar Salad with Tofu Croutons

Yield 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornmeal
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 pound extra-firm light tofu, drained and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 tablespoon tamari
  • Vegetable cooking spray
  • 16 cups sliced romaine lettuce
  • Caesar Dressing

Nutrition Information

  • calories 104
  • caloriesfromfat 25 %
  • fat 2.9 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • monofat 0.4 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 10.7 g
  • carbohydrate 7.8 g
  • fiber 3.2 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 2.2 mg
  • sodium 230 mg
  • calcium 149 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine cornmeal and oregano; stir well. Combine tofu and tamari in a bowl; toss gently to coat. Sprinkle cornmeal mixture over tofu; toss gently to coat.

  2. Coat a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and place over medium heat until hot. Add tofu; cook 3 minutes or until lightly browned, turning occasionally. Remove tofu from skillet; set aside.

  3. Place lettuce in a bowl. Drizzle 3/4 cup Caesar Dressing over lettuce; toss well. Spoon 2 cups salad into each of 5 bowls; top each with 1/2 cup tofu croutons. Serve immediately.

  4. Note: Store remaining dressing in an airtight container in refrigerator for 1 week. Serve with salad greens.