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Tofu & Quinoa Salad

Tofu quinoa saladThe powerhouse grain, quinoa, is combined with a fresh medley of vegetables and fruits to create an amazing salad that packs well for picnics in the park this Spring!

Tofu & Quinoa Salad

Created by House Foods America

Ingredients

1 House Foods Premium Tofu or Organic Tofu, Super Firm Cubed
1 cup uncooked quinoa (couscous can be substituted)
1 cup canned corn
1 small red bell pepper, diced
¼ cup pine nuts
½ cup seedless grapes, halved
½ cup dried raspberries or cranberries (optional)
¼ cup Italian parsley, finely chopped
 
Dressing:

1 tbsp. lime juice
2 tbsp. olive oil
¼ cup wine vinegar
Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Cook quinoa according to package instructions. Allow to cool.
While quinoa is cooking, whisk together lime juice, olive oil, wine vinegar, salt and pepper
Combine cooked quinoa with rest of the ingredients except tofu, and lime juice mixture, stirring well.
Add tofu, mix well and sprinkle with Italian parsley
 
Serves 6.

*Recipe and image courtesy of House Foods America.*