Celery and Tofu Salad with Scallion Oil

 

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Celery and Tofu Salad with Scallion Oil

This recipe adapted from joyofkosher.com uses fried tofu, which is available in Asian markets. You can substitute baked tofu from a health food store or drained and pressed firm tofu.

8-ounce package fried tofu

6 ribs celery, washed and any tough strings pulled off

3 tablespoons vegetable oil

4 scallions

1 large garlic clove, smashed

1-inch piece fresh ginger, chopped

Cut tofu into thin strips and place in a serving bowl. Cut celery on the diagonal into long, thin pieces and add. Place oil, scallions, garlic and ginger in a blender or food processor and puree. Pour over the celery and tofu and sprinkle with salt to taste. Makes 4 servings.

Per serving: 260 calories (71 percent from fat), 21.7 g fat ( 2.8 g saturated, 4.4 g monounsaturated), 0 cholesterol, 10.5 g protein, 9.2 g carbohydrates, 3.6 g fiber, 60 mg sodium.

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