Buffalo Tofu Mason Jar Salad
Meal Prepping made easy! Incorporate this recipe into your weekly lunch menu for an easy and convenient way for eating healthy and keeping on track. Featuring our smoky Carolina BBQ Spice Blend and Rustic Garden Ranch Spice Blend this salad is a spicy and healthy indulgent! Try making all five of our mason jar recipes for your busy week ahead!
From The Spice & Tea Exchange®
1 Tbsp. Carolina BBQ Spice Blend
4 tsp. Rustic Garden Ranch Spice Blend
From the Grocer:
32 oz. mason jar
1 tbsp. unsalted butter
1 tbsp. hot sauce
1 cup extra firm tofu, cubed
1 tsp. cornstarch
½ cup buttermilk
½ cup mayonnaise
cherry tomatoes, halved
MIX the Carolina BBQ Spice Blend, unsalted butter, and hot sauce in a mixing bowl.
ADD diced tofu and let it marinate, covered in the fridge for at least 15 minutes.
STRAIN the tofu, don’t discard the liquid.
SAUTEE the tofu in a frying pan until golden brown, about 6 minutes. Add the marinade liquid to a bowl with the cornstarch and mix until well combined.
POUR the sauce into the frying pan and cook until it thickens, about 1-2 minutes.
REMOVE from pan and set aside to cool.
To make the dressing:
COMBINE Rustic Garden Ranch Spice Blend with buttermilk and mayonnaise and whisk until well combined.
USING a quart size mason jar, layer about 2-4 Tbsp. of dressing, followed by tofu, celery, carrots, cherry tomatoes, and romaine lettuce.
SEAL mason jar and store in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
Yield: 1 serving
Total Time: 28 mins
Prep: 20 mins
Cook: 8 mins
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