Corn Salsa Salad

with Seared Tofu

Corn Salsa Salad with Seared Tofu

Two Chef Mission
A very bright and delicious southwestern inspired salad, flavored with lime and jalapeno. The addition of seared tofu helps make this dish even heartier.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Main Course, Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Servings 2 people
Calories 130 kcal

Equipment

  • Cutting Board
  • Chef Knife
  • Grill or Grill Pan
  • Tongs
  • Thermometer
  • 2 Mixing bowls
  • Whisk

Ingredients
  

  • 6 oz Firm Tofu
  • 2 each Lime juice and zest
  • 1 each Corn on the cob, grilled and cut off
  • 2 cloves Garlic minced
  • 1/4 each Red Onion diced
  • 1/4 each Jalapeno diced
  • 1/2 each Bell Pepper diced
  • 1 each Tomato diced
  • 1 head Romaine Lettuce washed and chopped
  • Olive Oil as needed
  • Salt as needed
  • Pepper as needed

Instructions
 

  • Heat grill or grill pan to 350 degrees or roughly medium high heat.
  • Season tofu with salt, pepper and a bit of oil. Grill on each side 5-7 minutes each, rotating for grill marks. Let cool and slice for salad.
  • Season the corn with oil, salt and pepper, grill on each side about 3-4 minutes. Corn will be ready when kernels turn bright yellow in color. Let cool and cut kernels away from cob.
  • In a bowl, toss the corn, 1/2 of the garlic, red onion, jalapeno, bell pepper, tomato, and 1/2 of the lime zest and juice. Season with salt and pepper and let rest.
  • For the vinaigrette whisk together the other half of the lime juice, zest, garlic, salt, pepper and a bit of olive oil. Taste for seasoning and adjust as needed.
  • Serve the salad with tofu, corn salsa and vinaigrette on top.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 130kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 12gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 29mgPotassium: 773mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 27262IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 215mgIron: 4mg
Keyword Corn, grill, Lettuce, Lime, Mexican, Recipes, salad, Simple Recipes, Vegan, vegetables, Vegetatarian
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