Sauté tofu & spinach salad

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Sauté tofu & spinach salad

08/24/15

Tofu has a bad reputation of a tasteless ingredients with no fun. Well seasoned and cooked, tofu becomes an excellent and delicious idea, you can trust me.

Without forgetting its countless virtues: it is an excellent source of low fat proteins. It is loaded with A, E, D and B vitamins as well as minerals, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and calcium.

For 2 people.

Ingredients:

  • 125g firm tofu, drained diced
  • 1 shallot, peeled and diced
  • 6 small tomatoes, peeled and diced
  • 1 piece of ginger, peeled and grated (the size of a thumb)
  • 1/3 cup pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp curry powder
  • 2 tbsp tamari (the soy sauce without wheat)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp olive oil + 2 tbsp for the salad and some extra for serving (optional)
  • the juice of one lemon
  • 5 cups spinach, cleaned
  • 1 handful parsley leaves, chopped
  • Guérande salt and pepper

Recipe:

  1. In a pan, heat the olive oil and the sesame oil and brown the shallot as well as the grated ginger
  2. Add the tofu, the curry powder and the tamari. Mix well and let it simmer on low heat till the tomatoes and tofu caramelize
  3. In your oven, under the grill mode, roast the pine nuts. Set aside
  4. Prepare the seasoning for the spinach salad by mixing the juice of half a lemon and two table spoons of olive oil, salt and pepper. Add the spinach and stir well again
  5. Add the tofu to the spinach, pour the rest of the lemon juice, the parsley, the pine nuts, season to taste

Enjoy !

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