Green Salad with Mock Caesar Dressing
Silken tofu can make a great addition to creamy dishes. Tofu absorbs the flavor of almost any food that you place it with. In a dressing, your children will never know that they are eating tofu!
INGREDIENTS | YIELDS 8 cups
- 1 head of romaine lettuce, washed and torn
- 2 tomatoes, cut into wedges
- 2 cups whole-wheat croutons
- 2 garlic cloves
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- 12 ounces silken tofu
- ½ cup lemon juice
- 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
- 1 teaspoon ground black pepper
- Grated Parmesan cheese for garnish
Combine lettuce, tomatoes, and croutons in large mixing bowl.
In a blender, combine garlic, mustard, tofu, lemon juice, Worcestershire sauce, and pepper and blend until smooth to create a dressing.
Toss salad with desired amount of dressing and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.
Which Tofu to Pick?
There are different types of tofu: silken or soft, firm, and extra-firm. When following a tofu recipe, pay attention to the type of tofu it calls for. Silken tofu is best for puddings and dips while stir-fries mostly use firm tofu.