Monday, January 21, 2013

Recipe of the Day




Thai Salad with Tofu






This recipe provides 4 servings:





Ingredients:




1) 1 pound Tofu, cubed
2) 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon vegetable oil
3) 4 teaspoons fresh lime juice
4) 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
5) 2 teaspoons sugar
6) 2 garlic cloves, minced
7) 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
8) 4 cups shredded green leaf, romaine or Boston lettuce
9) 2 cucumbers, peeled, seeded and very thinly sliced
10) 1/4 cup whole mint leaves
11) 1 sweet onion, slivered



Instructions:




1) In a large nonstick skillet, heat 2 teaspoons of the oil. Add the tofu; cook, stirring as needed, until golden, approx. 6 mins.





2) In a medium bowl, whisk the remaining 2 teaspoons of oil, the lime juice, soy sauce, sugar, pepper flakes and garlic. Add the tofu, lettuce, cucumber, onion, and mint; toss to combine.







Nutritional value per serving:




Calories: 210
Total Fat: 10 grams  (saturated 1 gram)
Sodium: 175
Carbs: 17 grams
Fiber: 5 grams
Protein: 15 grams
Calcium: 132 mg




Enjoy!

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