Salads

Tofu Salad with Herbed Persimmons

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Tofu salad with Herbed Persimmons Dressing is a cold salad and can be served as a side dish in this summer. Persimmon, rare fruit, is sweet and has delicate taste. This fruit contains high levels of dietary fiber and has lots of vitamin C. By adding parsley herb into the salad nutritional value increases. This sweet, salty and spicy salad is easy to make and beautiful to serve.

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1 package extra firm tofu (14 oz pack pressed)
1 whole persimmon (skin & seeds removed)
½ cup fresh Italian parsley (chopped)
1 ½ tsp crushed pepper
¾ tsp salt
¼ tsp ginger powder
¼ tsp cayenne pepper
1 tbsp flax oil*
½ cup yellow bell pepper (chopped)
½ cup red pepper (chopped)
½ cup yellow grape tomatoes
¼ cup black olives (sliced into two pieces)
Press the tofu between tissues for few minutes and cut into small square pieces. Bring some water to boil in a heavy saucepan and add tofu to it and cook until tofu becomes soft. Drain and keep it aside...
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Nutritions

Calories
160

Sodium
809mg
33% DV

Fat
8g
12% DV

Protein
3g
7% DV

Carbs
28g
9% DV

Fiber
6g
26% DV

Stewed Okra and Tomatoes is a classic Southern dish! Flavored with bacon, onion, garlic and cider vinegar, you know these vegetables are bound to be good. Serve garden fresh okra and tomatoes during the summer months, or use canned and frozen ingredients in the off-season. Paired with a side of cornbread, this is a simple and affordable dish to enjoy year-round!

3 slices thick cut bacon
1 small Vidalia onion
2 cloves garlic
2 15.5 oz cans diced tomatoes
1 T sugar
2 t fresh thyme leaves
1 dried bay leaf
1/2 t apple cider vinegar
1/2 t Worcestershire sauce
2 c fresh or frozen okra
salt and pepper ( to taste )
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  • In a large skillet or Dutch oven, cook bacon until the bacon is starting to get crispy and the fat is rendered, about 5 minutes.
  • Add the onion and garlic; saute for 5 more...
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Nutritions

Calories
1105

Sodium
1147mg
47% DV

Fat
114g
176% DV

Protein
1g
3% DV

Carbs
4g
1% DV

Fiber
2g
8% DV