Silken tofu makes a wonderful salad dressing. The rich creaminess of the tofu is accented in this dressing by spicy Dijon mustard, chopped capers, and fresh dill. In addition to using this as a salad dressing, it would make a tasty sauce for fish or chicken.
Makes 1½ cups.
- 1 cup (8 ounces) firm low-fat silken tofu
- ¼ cup cider vinegar
- 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ½ teaspoon pepper
- ¼ cup capers, drained and minced
- ¼ cup chopped fresh dill
In a food processor or blender, combine the tofu, vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper, and purée until smooth. Stir in the capers and dill. Store the dressing in the refrigerator.
Nutrition per tablespoon: 11 calories, 0g total fat (0g saturated), 0g dietary fiber, 1g carbohydrate, 1g protein, 280mg sodium.
A good source of: isoflavones.
Also see Infused Olive Oil Salad Dressings.