Tofu, an excellent source of protein, absorbs the Southwestern flavors in this easy vegetarian meal.
- 1/4 cup lime juice
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 1 Tbs chili powder
- 2 tsp minced garlic
- 1 lb extra-firm tofu, cut into 4-1/2-inch thick slices
- 1 1/2 cups yellow corn kernels, blanched
- 1 cup cooked pinto beans, drained and rinsed
- 1 cup olives, halved
- 2 Tbs minced jalapenos
- 1 1/4 tsp kosher salt
- 1 tsp ground cumin
- In a shallow mixing bowl combine 2 tablespoons of lime juice, 2 teaspoons of olive oil, chili powder and garlic. Place tofu pieces in mixture, cover and marinate for 30 minutes.
- Combine remaining lime juice and olive oil with corn, pinto beans, olives, jalapenos, 1/4 teaspoon of salt and cumin. Set aside. Season tofu with remaining salt and grill over medium-high heat for 4-5 minutes on each side. Transfer to serving plates and top with 4-5 ounces of corn salsa.
Calories from Fat 136 (39%)
(23%)Total Fat 15g
(0%)Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrate 34g
(0%)Dietary Fiber 0g
Sugar Alcohols 0g
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