Cucumber Raita

This cooling condiment, similar to Greek tzatziki, is often served alongside spicier dishes to cool the palate. Be sure to use long, thin English cucumbers. 1½English cucumbers ¼ cup fresh mint or cilantro leaves, chopped juice of 1 lemon or lime ¼ teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon coriander ½ red onion, chopped (optional) ½ teaspoon […]

Tostada Salad

Ingredients: 16 c. romaine lettuce (washed, drained) 1 yellow bell pepper (julienne or diced) 4 T. corn (canned or fresh) 1/4 c. beets (canned, slivered) 8 T. hot chili beans 1 c. avocado (fresh, sliced or cubed) 1 c. tomatoes (diced) 1 c. black olives 1 c. tortilla chips (crushed) 12 asparagus spears (slightly steamed) […]

Soybean Rice & Lentil Salad

Ingredients: 1 15-oz. can whole soybeans, drained 1 c. cooked brown rice 1 c. canned kidney beans, drained 1/2 c. canned lentils, drained 1/4 c. soy ranch dressing 1/8 c. chopped red onion 4 c. torn red leaf lettuce Directions: Combine ingredients in a large bowl, except the lettuce. Marinate for 1 hour in the […]

Tijuana Salad

Ingredients: 1 t. canola oil 1/4 c. shredded gluten 1/4 t. All-Purpose Veggie Salt 1 c. romaine lettuce (torn in pieces) 1 c. chili beans (do not drain) 1/4 c. sweet corn (fresh, frozen, or canned) 1/2 c. tomato (pieces) 1/4 c. olives (sliced) 1 T. chives (fresh) garnish – Tofutti Sour Supreme garnish – […]

Mango Strawberry Salad

Ingredients: 2 c. strawberries 2 c. mango 1/4 c. walnuts, chopped 1/4 c. pine nuts 1 T. orange juice 1 T. lemon juice Directions: Toss all ingredients together in a medium-sized bowl. Serves: 8. Nutritional Information: Calories per serving: 93; protein: 2.3 grams; carbohydrate: 14 grams; fat: 4 grams; fiber: 2.3 grams; cholesterol: 0 milligrams.

Crispy Vegetable Salad

Ingredients: 1 bag (1 lb.) salad greens 4 c. broccoli florets 2 large carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 1 bunch radishes, cut in half 2 stalks celery, thinly sliced 1 bottle (8-oz.) fat-free Italian salad dressing Directions: Rinse salad greens under running cold water. Drain in […]

Fresh Tomato Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 lb. tomatoes 1 to 2 T. olive oil 1/8 t. salt or to taste 1 to 2 T. fresh basil, chopped 1 to 2 t. green onion, chopped Directions: Slice tomatoes onto a shallow serving platter. Sprinkle with olive oil, salt, basil, and green onion. Servings: 4. Nutritional Information: Calories per serving: […]

Green Pea Picnic Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb. petite green peas (frozen), thawed but not cooked 1 c. cucumber, chopped 1 clove garlic, minced 1/4 c. fresh dill, chopped 1 med. red bell pepper, chopped 1 med. onion, chopped, sauteed until clear 2/3 c. tofutti better than sour cream 1/3 c. Vegenaise (grapeseed variety) 2 T. fresh lemon juice salt […]

Bean and Corn Salad

Ingredients: water 4 c. fresh or frozen corn kernels 2 15-oz. cans black beans, drained and rinsed 3 medium-sized tomatoes, chopped 1/4 c. cilantro, minced 1/2 c. minced red onion 1/3 c. lemon juice 1 T. olive oil 2 t. sugar 1 t. dry tarragon leaves 1 clove garlic, minced Directions: In a large saucepan, […]

Tofu Eggless Salad

Ingredients: 1 14-oz. package firm tofu 1/4 c. raw onions, finely chopped 1/4 c. celery, chopped 1/4 c. thawed frozen peas 1 small baked potato, chopped 1/3 c. Nayonaise 1 T. lemon juice 1 T. turmeric, ground 1 t. paprika 1/2 t. salt Directions: Drain and mash tofu in a medium-size bowl. Mix in chopped […]