The best thing about tofu--besides its nutritional value--is the way it carries other flavors, such as the tanginess of this sesame dressing. Serve this warm salad with crunchy breadsticks and a tall glass of iced jasmine tea.
Whisk canola oil, vinegar, honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger and salt in a bowl.
Place tofu and 2 tablespoons of the dressing in a large nonstick skillet. Cook over medium-high heat, turning every 2 to 3 minutes, until golden brown, 12 to 15 minutes total. Remove from the heat, add 1 tablespoon of the dressing to the pan and stir to coat.
Toss greens, carrots and cucumber with the remaining dressing. Serve immediately, topped with the warm tofu.
Make Ahead Tip: The dressing (Step 1) will keep, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 2 days. Whisk just before using.
People with celiac disease or gluten-sensitivity should use soy sauces that are labeled "gluten-free," as soy sauce may contain wheat or other gluten-containing sweeteners and flavors.
3 vegetable, 1 medium-fat meat, 2 fat
This salad is delicious! The tofu added a nice touch to it. We will definitely make this again!