Mixed Green Salad with Tofu-Dill Dressing

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There's a creamy secret to this dressingtofu, which also boosts the protein. Fresh dill adds a lovely flavor and fragrance; don't be tempted to substitute the dried herb.

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Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 heads red leaf, romaine or butterhead lettuce, rinsed, dried and torn into bite-size pieces (8 cups)
  • 1 bunch arugula, trimmed, rinsed and dried

Tofu-Dill Dressing

  • 8 oz. soft tofu, drained
  • 1 Tbs. nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbs. cider vinegar
  • 1 medium clove garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 bunch fresh dill, coarsely chopped

Preparation

  1. In large salad bowl, combine lettuce and arugula.
  2. Make dressing: In blender or food processor, combine tofu, yeast, lemon juice, vinegar, garlic, honey, salt and 1/4 cup water and blend until smooth. Add dill and blend again.
  3. Pour dressing over greens, toss to coat and serve.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 4 to 6 servings
  • Calories: 65
  • Carbohydrate Content: 8 g
  • Fat Content: 2 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 5 g
  • Sodium Content: 167 mg