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

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 25 Minutes

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


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


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.


Paul, Mary, and Stella McCartney,

Recipe adapted from The Meat Free Monday Cookbook, copyright 2011. Published by Kyle Books Limited.

July 2012
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