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quinoa, broccoli & apple salad with feta & tofu // cait's plate

quinoa, broccoli & apple salad with feta & tofu

  • Author: Cait
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 1 salad 1x
  • Category: lunch

Description

this easy quinoa salad is packed with protein, heart-healthy fats, fiber and flavor. serve it on the side or eat it on its own for a quick and easy meal!


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Ingredients

For the Roasted Tofu:

  • 1 14 oz. package extra firm tofu, drained, pressed and cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt, to taste

For the Salad:

  • 1/22/3 cup cooked quinoa
  • 1 cup broccoli florets, stems removed and roughly chopped or pulsed in the food processor
  • 1 large or 2 small apples, diced
  • 4 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 4 tablespoons dried cranberries
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta (more or less as desired)
  • Salt & pepper, to taste
  • Olive oil and balsamic glaze (or dressing of choice)

Instructions

For the Roasted Tofu:

  • Preheat oven to 425 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  • Place cubed tofu on lined baking sheet then drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with salt
  • Bake for 20-30 minutes or until tofu is just browned and slightly crisp around the edges

For the Salad:

  1. Combine all ingredients together in a bowl (including 1/3 cup of the roasted tofu) and toss to combine.
  2. If desired, microwave for 30 seconds to melt the feta

Keywords: salad, tofu, vegetarian, broccoli, quinoa

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