Sesame Tofu Salad


Enjoy this blend of tofu and hijiki as an alternative to egg salad. It’s great served in a pita pocket with a handful of sprouts or on a bed of mixed greens. Calcium per serving: 315 mg.

  • 6Servings


  • 2 tsp. brown rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp. brown rice syrup
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/4 cup egg-free mayonnaise
  • 1 lb. low-fat tofu, frozen, thawed and crumbled
  • 1/4 cup diced celery
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced green onions
  • 1/4 cup soaked and drained hijiki
  • 1/4 cup sesame seeds


In small bowl, combine vinegar, rice syrup, sesame oil, turmeric, salt, pepper and mayonnaise and mix well.

In medium bowl, crumble tofu. Add mayonnaise mixture and blend well. Stir in celery, green onions, hijiki and sesame seeds. Cover and refrigerate for several hours or overnight for flavors to blend.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 173
  • Carbohydrate Content: 15 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 2 g
  • Protein Content: 9 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 1 g
  • Sodium Content: 105 mg