Coconut Curry Tofu Salad

by Amie Valpone
(New Jersey)

Try this unique and earthy salad for a healthy lunch recipe.

Ingredients:

1 package firm tofu, drained and rinsed
2 tablespoons curry powder
1/4 cup dried cranberries
4 cups fresh baby spinach
1 6-ounce container Greek plain yogurt
1/4 cup shredded purple cabbage
1/4 cup unsweetened coconut flakes
1/4 cup cooked brown rice
1/2 cup red grapes, halved
2 tablespoons white balsamic vinegar
2 tablespoons organic salsa
1/4 cup sunflower seeds
a dash of sea salt and freshly ground white pepper, to taste

Directions:

1. Press firmly on tofu to remove all excess water. Place a heavy object such as a book or a brick atop a clean paper towel and the block of tofu. Allow to sit for 30 minutes. Remove tofu and slice into 1 inch cubes.

2. In a large bowl, combine all ingredients. Gently toss to combine.

3. Serve chilled.

4. Enjoy!

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