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Barbecued Tofu and Grilled Corn Salad

This hearty salad offers all the flavor of a backyard barbecue even when you’re miles from the nearest grill.

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This hearty salad offers all the flavor of a backyard barbecue even when you’re miles from the nearest grill.

Servings
SERVING

Ingredients

Vinaigrette

  • 1 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup orange juice
  • 1 Tbs. agave nectar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced (2 tsp.)
  • Dash red pepper sauce

Salad

  • 1 16-oz. pkg. extra-firm tofu, drained, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 1/2 cup prepared barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels, thawed
  • 1 cup pinto beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
  • 1/4 cup finely diced red onion
  • 1 head romaine lettuce, torn

Preparation

To make Vinaigrette:

1. Place all ingredients in blender, and purée until smooth. Season with salt and pepper.

To make Salad:

2. Heat grill or grill pan to medium-high. Brush tofu with barbecue sauce, and grill 3 to 4 minutes per side. Cool, and cut into squares.

3. Toss tofu, corn, beans, bell pepper, and red onion with Vinaigrette in large plastic container. Place lettuce in resealable plastic bag. Toss lettuce with tofu mixture just before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size Serves 6
  • Calories 351
  • Carbohydrate Content 27 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 23 g
  • Fiber Content 4 g
  • Protein Content 10 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 2 g
  • Sodium Content 379 mg
  • Sugar Content 13 g
  • Trans Fat Content 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat Content 0 g