Crispy Tofu Macaroni Salad Recipe

Serves about 8. Recipe adapted from My Recipes.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: About 45 minutes

Ingredients:

For the salad:

For the dressing:

Directions: 

  1. Prepare pasta according to package directions. Rinse and set aside.
  2. Cut pressed tofu into bite size pieces. Heat 3/4 tablespoon oil in a medium size sauce pan over medium high heat. Add tofu and cook until browned, about 5 – 8 minutes. Remove from heat and place in a warm oven to stay warm. In the same pan, heat remaining oil. Add onion and cook until fragrant. Add garlic and pepper and cook until soft. Remove from heat. Toss pasta, tofu and vegetables together.
  3. To prepare the dressing, whisk red wine vinegar, olive oil, lemon juice, soy sauce, oregano, garlic and salt and pepper. Pour dressing over the tofu pasta and garnish with fresh mozzarella and mint. Enjoy!

Nutritional information per serving (1 1/2 cups)

Calories: 180
Fat: 6 grams
Protein: 9 grams
Fiber: 3 grams
Carbohydrates: 24 grams
Weight Watchers Points:  5

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