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Tofu Salad Rolls With Sweet and Tangy Dressing

Prep time: 10 minutes

Recipe makes: 8 rolls (4 servings)

What you need:

Ingredients for salad rolls:

  • 1 small carrot
  • 1 large red bell pepper
  • 1 small cucumber
  • 8 pieces of Boston or Bibb lettuce, or any other kind of lettuce that bends easily
  • 16 ozs. firm tofu

Ingredients for dressing:

  • 1/3 c. rice wine vinegar or apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbs. olive oil
  • 2 tbs. water
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • ¼ tsp. black pepper

Equipment and supplies:

  • Whisk
  • Small bowl for mixing dressing
  • Knife and cutting board
  • Measuring cups and spoons

What to do:

  1. Make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, oil, water, brown sugar, and pepper.
  2. Wash the vegetables and peel the carrot. Slice the carrot, bell pepper, and cucumber into thin strips.
  3. Cut the tofu into ½-inch strips.
  4. Gently wash and dry the lettuce leaves. Place on a flat surface so the curved sides face up, making a cup or well to hold the veggies.
  5. Divide the carrot, pepper, cucumber, and tofu evenly among the lettuce leaves. Drizzle each with about a tablespoon of dressing.
  6. Before eating, close the edges of the lettuce around the tofu and veggies to make a roll.

Nutritional analysis (per serving):

  • 170 calories
  • 12g protein
  • 9g fat
  • 1g sat. fat
  • 13g carbohydrate
  • 3g fiber
  • 0mg cholesterol
  • 15mg sodium
  • 5g sugars

Serves: 4

Serving size:303g

Reviewed by: Meredith Parkinson, RD, LDN
Date Reviewed: 04-11-2015