Dukkah Tofu Salad

This delicious lunch is packed with 25g of protein for fast muscle repair and long-lasting satiety. Tofu can also give a major boost to your weight-loss plan. If you’ve tried tofu before and thought it was pretty tasteless, yore not alone. Give it another try with this recipe: the dukkah adds so much flavour and the grill ensures it crisps up – delicious!

Recipe

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SERVES: 2

INGREDIENTS:

  • 300g hard tofu
  • 1 tablespoon almond dukkah
  • ½ lemon
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons chili flakes
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 10 green olives, sliced
  • 10 cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 tablespoon flaked almonds (optional)
  • 2 stems raw broccolini, roughly chopped
  • 1 small red capsicum, deseeded and chopped

METHOD:

  1. Heat a sandwich grill or griddle pan on high. Slice tofu into thick strips and dry with a paper towel. 
  2. Sprinkle over dukkah and rub to cover the tofu. 
  3. Add tofu to sandwich grill and cook for 5-10 minutes until it begins to char slightly.
  4. Meanwhile, prepare the salad by assembling olives, tomatoes, broccolini, capsicum and almonds (if using) over a bed of spinach.
  5. Make the dressing by mixing together chili flakes, lemon juice and vinegar.
  6. To finish, top the salad with tofu, and drizzle over zesty dressing.

 

Tips:
Make sure you use hard tofu for this dish, not silken!

Sally O'Neil - Editor in Chief

Sal is on a mission to prove that healthy and nutritious doesn’t have to be boring – and that even while staying in shape you can have your cake and eat it too. After losing 14kg from adopting a healthier lifestyle, she shares her journey with others on The Fit Foodie Blog. She also writes for national health magazines, has launched a range of Protein Ball Mixes: Fit Mixes, and is the author of Love Move Eat (Bauer Media, 2017).

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