A Yogi Salad
A little work, a light salad, and a lot of yummmm!
Who doesn't love a salad?
Step 1 - Grate the following into a large salad bowl:
1 Granny Smith apple (or any tart apple)
1 Raw red potato
1 or 2 scrubbed carrots
1/2 red or white onion
1/4 cup Cilantro leaves
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
Step 2 - Toss and let stand while preparing the rest.
Step 3 - Lightly steam (less than 5 minutes)
1/2 head of chopped green cabbage steamed covered in a sauce pan with 2 Tablespoons of water.
Step 4 - Mash in a mortar and pestle manner the following:
1-2 cloves of garlic
2 Tablespoons of shredded, unsweetened coconut
1 Tablespoon of sesame seeds
Place in a heavy frying pan with the smallest amount of oil (1 teaspoon). Add cubes of tofu and allow these items to brown over medium heat, stirring occasionaly until browned.
Step 5 - Add the steamed cabbage and its juice. Stir until the garlic mixture gets unstuck from the pan. Add a little fruit sauce or soy sauce for flavor.
Step 6 - Transfer this mixture into the salad bowl with the other vegetable mixture and toss. Add tomato slices, nuts of your choice, cayenne pepper, and/or soy immitation bacon bits. Serve on a bed of iceberg lettuce and/or mixed greens.
(c) 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
It's a toss up!....
More by this Author
A lack of political will over many years has set the stage for today's deportations and tomorrow's sacrifices due to America's $20 trillion national debt. Where are the realists?
What defines a true leader? It isn't just charisma and sensing their power. It isn't just making us afraid so we are mobilized. It's being true, honest, fair, up front, and out front. This Haiku examines leadership.
When a senator such as Utah's Senator Orin Hatch runs for a 7th term in the United States Senate, what can voters do? The answer is simple, but the outcome is in doubt!