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Quinoa Tofu Salad

Diet Type: Vegan

Cooking Time: 30 minutes - one hour

Ingredients:

  1 cup Quinoa
  2 cups water
  pinch of salt
  1/2 cup fresh corn off the cob
  1 cup snow peas, cut into 1/2
  1/2 cup carrots, diced
  1/2 block firm tofu, crumbled
  ½ cup onions, diced
  ¼ cup Ume Plum Vinegar (umeboshi vinegar)
  2 tablespoons Brown Rice Vinegar
  1 tablespoon Mirin
  2 tablespoons toasted Sesame Oil
  ½ cup minced green onions
 
Directions:

Crumble tofu and mince onion. Toss together in a bowl and sprinkle with umeboshi vinegar. Marinate for 30 minutes. Rinse Quinoa. Place in pot with water and salt. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover, and simmer 15-20 minutes, adding the veggies on top, the last 5 minutes of cooking time. Place vinegar, Mirin, toasted Sesame Oil and green onions in a small pan and heat over low heat just to warm. Remove from heat. Spoon cooked Quinoa into a big bowl and allow to cool slightly. Add the tofu/onion mixture and the marinade. Toss well. Let sit for at least 15 minutes to allow the flavors to mingle.

Servings: 4

Author: Polly Pitchford, Full Spectrum Health™

 
Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1
Servings per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving 
Calories 297
Calories from Fat 102
 % Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g17%
  Saturated Fat 2g8%
  Mono Fat 4g 
Sodium 1595mg66%
Total Carbs 40g13%
  Dietary Fiber 5g18%
  Sugars 0g 
Protein 10g 
Iron37%
Calcium12%
Vitamin B-610%
Vitamin C21%
Vitamin E3%
Vitamin A46%
Selenium8%
Manganese75%
Copper25%
Zinc13%
Potassium16%
Phosphorus27%
Magnesium32%
Pantothenic acid7%
Niacin9%
Riboflavin18%
Thiamin13%
Folate15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.