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Crispy Ranch Tofu Salad

Vegan Crispy Tofu Ranch Salad (30-min. Recipe)

christieathome
Crispy Tofu Ranch Salad. Delicious, satisfying, vegan and easy to make! Perfect for lunch or a light dinner.
5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine American
Servings 2
Calories 1308 kcal

Ingredients
  

SALAD:

  • 6-7 cups mixed baby greens
  • 2 yellow bell pepper diced
  • 1 pint cherry tomato halved
  • 2 carrot peeled and shredded

CRISPY TOFU:

VEGAN RANCH DRESSING:

Instructions
 

VEGAN RANCH DRESSING:

  • Soak raw cashews in a jar in hot boiling water for 30 minutes. Time Saving Tip: Soak cashews overnight in cold water in a jar and store in fridge.
    Crispy Ranch Tofu Salad
  • Reserve ½ cup of the cashew. Pour this into the blender along with the other ingredients and blend until super smooth. Transfer to a reusable squeeze bottle.

SALAD:

  • Prepare your vegetables as listed above and arrange them onto your plates as the base for your salad. Optional: You can fry the bell peppers in some oil and salt over medium heat until soft.

CRISPY TOFU:

  • In a medium size bowl, combine all cornstarch, garlic powder, chilli powder, salt and pepper and whisk together. Add in the diced tofu and coat each piece.
  • Then in a non-stick pan set on medium heat, add avocado oil.  Then add in the diced tofu and fry on both sides until golden brown. Approximately 5 minutes on each side.
    Crispy Ranch Tofu Salad
  • Add desired amount of crispy tofu and ranch dressing to your salad. Serve immediately and enjoy!
    Crispy Ranch Tofu Salad

NOTES

Adapted from Veggies Save the Day
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Nutrition
Calories: 1308kcal | Carbohydrates: 173g | Protein: 54g | Fat: 50g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Sodium: 1279mg | Potassium: 1639mg | Fiber: 18g | Sugar: 29g | Vitamin A: 13197IU | Vitamin C: 339mg | Calcium: 422mg | Iron: 17mg