Warm Tofu Mediterranean Salad

Updated: Mar 30

When you can't go to the Mediterranean, you bring the Mediterranean to you.


This is a wonderful vegetarian dish that (personally) ticks both comfort food and nourishing food boxes. Versatile in that it can be a delicious vegetarian dish by itself or served as beautiful side.

This Mediterranean delight is also gluten free, dairy free and vegan friendly.


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Serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 1/2 C Perfect Basil Pesto

  • 1 red capsicum cut into chunks

  • 2 medium eggplants (with skin on), cut into 2 cm cubes

  • 1/2 punnet cherry or heirloom tomatoes, halved

  • 1 medium red onion, cut into eighths

  • 2 handfuls of fresh spinach leaves

  • 400g firm tofu, cut into 2 cm cubes

  • Salt and pepper to taste

  • Extra-virgin olive oil, for baking



Method

  1. Preheat oven a fan forced oven to 180’C

  2. Add eggplant, capsicum and onion on a lined baking tray and cover with olive oil, salt and pepper and bake in the oven for 50-60 minutes or until golden brown.

  3. When vegetables are have 20-30 minutes remaining in the oven, add tofu into a new lined baking tray, cover with olive oil, salt and pepper and bake for 30 minutes or until lightly browned.

  4. In a bowl add spinach leaves, tomatoes, tofu and baked vegetables, pesto and stir until combined. Ready to serve.

Serving suggestion: olives and/or feta are a great addition.


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