Seared Tofu with Mango-Avocado Salsa

Treat tofu like fish then top with a citrusy salsa of avocado, mango, and lime. This dish can be prepared ahead of time – just reheat the tofu on the grill or on a grill pan or skillet and serve. Feel free to use fish, tempeh or seitan should also work well. Wrap it up in a tortilla if you’d like,  just cut the tofu into smaller pieces, grab some tortillas, and load them up.  

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • 1/2 lb. tofu, sliced 1"-thick and pressed to remove water (extra firm, high protein)
  • 1 mango, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • 1/2 cucumber, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 red onion, diced (sauté if you do not like it raw)
  • Juice of 2 limes
  • 1 tbsp. fresh cilantro, chopped
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Pepper flakes (optional)
  • 2 cup arugula
  • 1/2 carrot, sliced
  • 2 mushroom, sliced
  • 1/2 cup broccoli, cut in small pieces

Preparation:

  1. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Cook tofu until golden and crispy, about 5 minutes, then transfer to plates.
  2. Make mango salsa: Combine mango, avocado, cucumber, onion, lime juice, and cilantro in a bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Divide tofu among plates, top with salsa, and serve on salad (Note: Serves 2).
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 Nutrition information for 1 serving size

Nutrition information for 1 serving size