Veggie Planet Caesar Salad

Veggie Planet Caesar Salad
 
Author:
Recipe type: salads
Ingredients
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, chopped
  • 2 cups cherry tomatoes, halves
  • 1 cup pitted kalamata olives
  • ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • Tofu Caesar dressing (recipe follows)
  • Tofu Croutons (recipe follows)
Instructions
  1. Combine lettuce, tomatoes, olives and croutons in a large bowl.
  2. Add cheese and dressing, tossing well to coat.
  3. Add croutons; serve immediately.

 
Veggie Planet Caesar Salad
 
Author:
Recipe type: salads
Ingredients
  • Tofu Caesar Dressing
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 ¼ cups cubed silken firm tofu
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • ¾ cup extra-virgin olive oil
Instructions
  1. Purée garlic, mustard, tofu and lemon juice; add salt and pepper.
  2. Slowly add olive oil.
  3. Add water to thin, if desired.

 
Veggie Planet Caesar Salad
 
Author:
Recipe type: salads
Ingredients
  • Tofu Croutons
  • 8 ounces water-packed extra-firm tofu
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • Salt to taste
Instructions
  1. Press the tofu with a paper towel.
  2. Cut it into ½-inch cubes.
  3. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium-high heat.
  4. When the oil is really hot, add the tofu; season with salt.
  5. Fry the cubes of tofu until they form a golden crust on all sides, about 5 minutes.
  6. Drain well on paper towels.
  7. Keep the croutons at room temperature; 15 minutes before serving put them in a warm oven for up to 3 hours if desired.