Miso couscous tofu bowl

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PREP TIME

25 min

TOTAL TIME

25 min

Serves

4

Miso couscous tofu bowl

During the dog days of summer, when it’s too hot to move, let alone turn on the oven, these genius recipes will save supper.


Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups boiling water
  • 1 cup couscous
  • 3 tbsp miso paste , preferably white
  • 2 tbsp maple syrup
  • 4 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds
  • 350 g extra-firm tofu
  • 4 cups mixed greens , thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado
  • 2 medium carrots , grated
  • 1 cup basil or mint leaves
  • black sesame seeds , (optional)

Instructions

  • POUR boiling water from a kettle over couscous in a large bowl. Cover with a kitchen towel and let stand for 5 min. Fluff with a fork.
  • WHISK miso with maple syrup, vinegar and sesame seeds in a bowl. Reserve 1/3 cup. Slice tofu into 16 strips, then stir into remaining dressing until well coated. Toss mixed greens and couscous with reserved dressing in a large bowl. Divide among 4 wide bowls. Top with tofu, avocado and carrots. Sprinkle with basil and black sesame seeds.

 

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Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 431,
  • Protein
  • 22 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 54 g,
  • Fat
  • 16 g,
  • Fibre
  • 8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 550 mg.