Soft Tofu with Greens

Soft tofu dish

This is a super simple, super healthy and protein rich meal or snack that you can make any time.  This is the type of tofu that many enjoy in Japanese restaurants as an appetizer or with soup.  The black sesame seeds adds a nice texture and “crust” to the dish.  In many asian cultures, a dish like this would even be served for breakfast!  Step out of the box with this really delicious and healthy “any-time” protein-based meal.  Enjoy!


Serves 1.

Recipe by: Arlene Jacobs



3/4-inch slice soft tofu

¾ tsp. sesame oil

1½ tsps. soy sauce

Pinch sugar

Tabasco, to taste, (optional)

Salad greens

¼ tsp. black sesame seeds

2 tbsps. sliced scallions





Pour sesame oil and soy sauce over the slice of tofu.  Sprinkle with sugar and Tabasco.  Let sit to absorb flavors for about 15 minutes.

Place tofu over greens on a plate.  Sprinkle with scallions and sesame seeds.


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