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Beet Salad with Grilled Tofu and Greek Yogurt Dressing
Beet Salad with Grilled Tofu and Greek Yogurt Dressing
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Beet Salad with Grilled Tofu and Greek Yogurt Dressing

Preparation
30 MIN
Cooking
6 MIN
Marinating
2 H
Servings
4
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Ingredients

Tofu

Beet Salad

Preparation

Tofu

  1. In an 11 x 8-inch (28 x 20 cm) glass dish, combine the oil, honey, lemon juice, garlic and red pepper flakes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the tofu and toss to coat well in the marinade. Cover and let marinate for 2 hours in the refrigerator.
  2. Preheat the grill, setting the burners to high. Oil the grate.
  3. Remove the tofu from the marinade and set aside on a plate. Whisk the yogurt into the marinade. Adjust the seasoning. Set aside 3 tbsp (45 ml) of the yogurt dressing for the salad.
  4. Grill the tofu for 2 minutes on one side. Flip the tofu over and brush with the remaining yogurt dressing. Cook for another 2 minutes. Set aside on the plate.

Beet Salad

  1. In a bowl, combine the beets, onion, oil and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper. Spread out in a serving dish. Rinse out the bowl. In the clean bowl, combine the cucumber, dill and reserved yogurt dressing. Arrange over the beets. Add the tofu and sprinkle with sumac.

Note

We used 2% Greek yogurt, which gives the tofu a creamy texture but isn’t too thick for the salad dressing.

To cook the beets, simmer them for one hour in a pot of boiling water, and then peel them. To save time, use a 1-lb (454 g) bag of pre-cooked beets for this recipe.

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