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Thai Peanut Tofu Salad

A light and satisfying meal to enjoy after weight loss surgery. 

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Ingredients

1 lb extra firm tofu

1/4 cup Thai Peanut Sauce 

2 tsp sesame oil

2 cup coleslaw mix

1/3 cup chopped green onion

Apple cider vinegar

Instructions

  1. Remove tofu from package and press it to remove liquid. You can use a tofu press for this or place tofu on a plate and then place another plate on top of the tofu and place a book on top of the plate to weigh it down. Press it for 20 minutes.
  2. Next, cut the tofu into cubes and place in a bowl. Toss with the peanut sauce. Place in fridge and let sit for 20 minutes. 
  3. Once done marinating, remove from fridge and heat sesame oil in a frying pan. Add tofu to pan and stir fry for about 10 minutes or until all  sides are golden brown. Remove from hit. 
  4. Portion out tofu into 3-4 meal prep containers. Then add about 1/2 cup of the coleslaw mix to each container and garnish with green onions. Drizzle apple cider vinegar on top a s a dressing. 

 

Notes

Pureed:

  • Not recommended

Soft:

  • Only eat the marinated tofu

Regular:

  • Serve as is. Consider adding mango and/or avocado to boost nutrition.
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