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Categories: Appetizers, Main courses, Salads

Japanese Tofu Salad With Bonito Flakes and Miso Dressing

Japanese Tofu Salad With Bonito Flakes and Miso Dressing

Bonito flakes are a great finish to this tofu salad for one. You can find them at Japanese markets; they look like large pencil shavings. While you're at the market, pick up white miso for the dressing. Miso is a ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 1
  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon white miso
  • 2 cups shredded iceberg lettuce
  • 1/4 cup radish sprouts
  • 1/4 cup shredded cucumber
  • 1 slice low-fat tofu, about 2x3 inches
  • 2 tomato slices
  • 1/2 cup shaved bonito flakes

Step 1Combine soy sauce, vinegar, sesame oil, sesame seeds, sugar and ginger. Whisk in miso. Makes 1/4 cup.

Step 2When ready to serve, arrange lettuce on plate along with radish sprouts and cucumber. Top with tofu and tomato slices, then sprinkle bonito flakes over top. Serve with dressing.

1 serving with 1 tablespoon dressing:
125 calories; 934 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 5 grams fat; 17 grams carbohydrates; 6 grams protein; 2.72 grams fiber.
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