1 (2-ounce or 50-gram) slice firm, herbed tofu
2 cups mixed greens (rocket, arugula, lamb's lettuce, lollo rosso, etc.)
1/2 cup mixed salted nuts (hazel, peanuts, sunflower seeds, what have you)
1/2 cup mixed frozen red fruit (currants, raspberries, blackberries etc), thawed
raisins, to taste
6 cherry tomatoes, halved [u]Dressing[/u]:
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1ablespoon balsamic vinegar
1 teaspoon agave nectar
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1. Grill or fry the slice of herbed tofu until just brown on each side.
2. Place greens in salad bowl. Top with nuts, red fruit, a few raisins, and cherry tomato halves. Place tofu slice on top of salad.
3. In a bowl, whisk together all dressing ingredients; check seasoning.
4. Pour dressing over salad.
Source of recipe: This is my vegan version of a salad I was given in a local restaurant. The salty nuts and sweet fruits made me think of Christmas.