Also known as bean curd, tofu has many health benefits that make it a favorite among vegetarians, providing all of the essential amino acids needed in the diet.
- Naturally gluten free
- Cholesterol free
- Great substitute for meat
- Excellent source of protein, iron and calcium
- Low fat and low calorie
Tofu mayonnaise: 100g of silky tofu, 1tbs mustard, 1tbs lemon juice, 1 garlic clove, 50 ml canola or grape seed oil, salt and pepper.
2 hard-boiled eggs, 1tbs finely chopped chives, 1bs chopped dill, 1 scallion
1 eggplant, olive oil.
- In a blender, mix together tofu, mustard, lemon and garlic, and then add oil until reaching a silky texture.
- Peel and chop the hard-boiled eggs and gently mix them with to the tofu mayonnaise adding chives and dill, salt and pepper.
- Wash and dry eggplant and slice lengthwise. Fry them for about 4’ or until golden with 2tbs olive oil in a nonstick skillet or frying pan.
- Remove from the oil and drain on paper towels.
- Spread the egg tofu mayonnaise salad on fried eggplant slices and top them with chopped scallion.
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