Hungry? Feel like something filling yet light? How about refreshing too? Congratulations! You've come to the right place! This Turmeric Tofu Sesame Salad has you covered! This fancy salad combining the warm and cool ingredients for any hearty meal of the day will satisfy your senses beautifully!
From the moment the tofu begins crisping up and turning golden brown you just know you're onto a winner! These intense fragrances will torment your hunger to the max. Just be disciplined not to eat any before the salad has been completely made. Having a bit of tofu mixed with the crispy salad in every mouthful is delightful!
Hey! We haven't even began talking about the health benefits of this Turmeric Tofu Sesame Seed Salad and I bet you're already sold on it. Okay well, most people already know that turmeric is an incredible spice which not only compliments everything but also has magical effects on our human structure, such as anti-inflammatory properties, increasing the antioxidant capacity of the body which in turn helps us stay happy and away from that ugly depression that can sometimes kick in completely by surprise. Turmeric increases brain function power and helps prevent brain diseases. You know what, if you mix black pepper in with the turmeric, the powerful effects are multiplied. It's great for lowering the risk of heart disease too! Also the mighty cancer prevention. What doesn't this spice do?? Well it doesn't make the salad for you! We'll let you decide how awesome it is after giving it a shot!
We love using sesame seeds. Especially toasted -- they work with most things, and mixed into this salad really helps out the flavour and the visual appearance. Sprinkle these little delights around and you will have found a surefire way to please yourself and others.
So lets have a little talk about eating this Turmeric Tofu Sesame Seed Salad. Sit down, grab a chair first if there isn't one. Now you will only need a fork! Alright lets take our first mouthful. Grab a bit of tofu first I reckon. Okay now push further into some sun-dried tomato and olives aww yeeeahh. That's my favourite part. Oh my gosh the smells are taunting but keep going, grab some cucumber or lettuce to finish off the fork. Alright, you know what to do. Chew slowly and enjoy while all the happiest moments in your life revisit you every munch you make. Ok, I'll let you finish your meal in peace now :) We would be delighted to hear about your experience with this meal! Comment below to let us know! Until next recipe/adventure, ENJOY!
Step 1: Ingredients:
What you will need:
For the salad:
Half an Iceberg Lettuce (shredded)
3 Carrots (peeled and grated)
1 medium Cucumber (sliced)
1/4 cup Sun-Dried Tomatoes (chopped)
2 Tbsp Sesame Seeds (toasted)
2 Tbsp Olive Oil (from the sun-dried tomatoes)
For the Tofu:
150g of Tofu (sliced)
Dash of Olive Oil
Sprinkle of White Pepper
Dash of Sesame Oil
Pinch of Chilli Flakes
Dash of Tamari
1/2 tsp Turmeric
Cook the tofu first. Heat the olive oil in a pan and add the tofu and all the other ingredients. Cook for around 5 minutes until nice and golden brown
Put all the salad ingredients in a bowl and add the cooked tofu. Mix well and serve it up!