- 1 tbsp sweet chili sauce
- 1/2 tsp fresh ginger root grated
- 2 cloves garlic crushed
- 1 tbsp dark soy sauce
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 8 oz extra-firm tofu drained and diced
- 1 cup snow peas trimmed
- 2 small carrots grated
- 1 cup red cabbage finely shredded
- 2 tbsps peanuts chopped
What’s a salad without a little tofu? It’s not a tofu salad that’s for sure. If you haven’t already tried eating a tofu salad, then now is the time to start. It is a great vegan alternative for people who have a meat free or animal free diet. Tofu is a major source of protein and a vital necessity for people fitting this description. Just make sure to not eat your tofu raw – always cook it.
A tofu salad is quite the delicious affair. It is also quite healthy as it is a byproduct made from soybeans. Tofu has quite a few health benefits. The biggest and most obvious benefit is that it is an amazing source of protein. Protein is necessary for cellular repair. It also helps to boost your metabolism, give your body energy, and helps to increase muscle size. Eating tofu also helps to resist kidney disease, lower cholesterol levels, and lower your risk for anemia.
How to make Tofu Salad
Tofu is a byproduct of soy milk the way cheese is a byproduct of milk.