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Indonesian Vegetable Salad

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Category: Vegetarian, Salads

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Cubed, firm tofu (1/2-in.
  • -cubes
  • 2 Stalks celery, cut into
  • -julienne strips
  • 2 Carrots, shredded
  • 2 Italian plum tomatoes, cut
  • -into thin wedges
  • 1/2 Cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 c Fresh bean sprouts
  • 1 c Broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c Szechuwan Peanut Dressing
  • Garnish: raisins, toasted
  • -sesame seeds, fresh
  • -watercress sprigs, or
  • -unsalted peanuts, optional


1/3 c Peanut butter, smooth or
1/2 c Hot vegetable stock or hot
1 ts Soy sauce
2 tb Rice vinegar
2 tb Safflower oil
2 Cloves garlic, minced
1/2 ts Dry crushed red pepper (1
-teaspoon if you prefer
-spicy flavoring

In a large bowl, gently toss together salad ingredients.

In a small bowl, combine dressing ingredients. Pour over salad and toss
again. Top with garnish.

Advance Preparation: Both salad ingredients and dressing may be prepared in
advance and refrigerated. For best quality, toss together just before


To cook bean thread, immerse it in boiling water for about 10 minutes to
soften. Drain, rinse with cool water, and cut into 3-inch strands.

For those concerned about complete protein, tofu, peanuts and sesame seeds
complement one another to form a high-quality "complete" protein.

From _The 15-Minute Vegetarian Gourmet_ by Paulette Mitchell

DEEANNE at 04:41 EDT

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