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.
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