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Tofu Tahini Salad Bowl

Servings 2 people


  • 200 g tofu (firm)
  • ½ cup black rice
  • 1 small sweet potato
  • 12 broccoli florets
  • 2 carrots
  • 2 tbsp soy or tamari sauce (tamari is a gluten free version of soy)
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1-2 tbsp sesame seeds

Tahini Dressing

  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp water
  • sprinkle black pepper


  • Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees.
  • Cook rice according to instructions.
  • Add sesame oil and soy sauce to a bowl and mix together. Slice the tofu and use a paper towel to absorb any excess water in the tofu. Then place the tofu in the bowl to marinate in the mixture. Then place onto a baking tray and top with sesame seeds and place into the oven.
  • Add the broccoli and sweet potato to the baking tray to cook with the tofu for approx 30 minutes until the tofu is browned and the vegetables are cooked through. You can dry roast the broccoli and sweet potato or add a little extra virgin olive oil.
  • Peel carrots and thinly slice into ribbons using a potato peeler or thinly slice with a knife.
  • Prepare the dressing (instructions below).
  • When all ingredients are cooked, place into a bowl and serve with the dressing.  Enjoy x

Tahini Dressing

  • Add the ingredients together and mix/stir until smooth.


Essential Equipment

Baking tray


I use a standard cup measure. If you don’t have one you can use a mug and substitute the amount for ¾ of a standard size mug.

Find your Ingredients

Tofu (firm) - fridge, usually with vegetarian foods
Black rice - rice aisle and brown rice can be used as an alternative
Soy sauce or tamari - Asian foods aisle
Sesame oil - Cooking oils aisle
Tahini - Health food aisle

Course Main Dish