Tofu 'Tuna' And White Bean Salad: Date Added: 21 Nov 2009 Ingredients:

2 cups cooked large white cannellini beans (or one 16-oz can, drained, rinsed)
1 package baked marinated tofu - (10 oz) -- finely diced
1/3 cup chopped black olives -- preferably cured
2 large celery stalks -- diced
1/2 cup red onion rings
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
Freshly-ground black pepper -- to taste
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
Juice of 1/2 to 1 lemon -- to taste
Curly green or red leaf lettuce leaves -- as needed

Cooking Instructions:

Combine all the ingredients except the lettuce in a serving bowl and toss together. To serve, arrange 2 or 3 lettuce leaves on each plate and spoon some salad over them.

This recipe yields 6 servings.

"Tuna and white beans are a classic Italian salad pairing. Here, baked marinated tofu makes a great stand-in for tuna. This makes a delectable accompaniment to a light pasta dish."


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