Enlightened Caesar Salad with Tofu Croutons

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 104
  • Calories from fat: 25%
  • Fat: 2.9g
  • Saturated fat: 0.7g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.4g
  • Protein: 10.7g
  • Carbohydrate: 7.8g
  • Fiber: 3.2g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 2.2mg
  • Sodium: 230mg
  • Calcium: 149mg


  • 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


  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.
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