Grilled Tofu with Italian Tomato Salsa

Featuring Newman’s Own® Family Recipe Italian Dressing

Hands-on time: 10 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes
Makes: 4 servings

Tofu cooks in just minutes and makes an ideal substitute for meat. Toss one bunch trimmed asparagus with 1 tsp olive oil and a pinch each salt and pepper, then grill and serve with the tofu.

per serving: about 309 cal, 17 g pro, 15 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 26 g carb (2 g dietary fibre, 2 g sugar), 0 mg chol, 263 mg sodium, 348 mg potassium. % RDI: 16% calcium, 15% iron, 7% vit A, 15% vit C, 20% folate.


1 pkg (350 g) extra-firm tofu, cut crosswise into scant ½-inch (1 cm) thick slices
1/3 cup (80 ml) Newman’s Own Family Recipe Italian Dressing
2/3 cup (160 ml) couscous
2 green onions, chopped
2 tomatoes, seeded and diced
Pinch each salt and pepper
1/4 cup (60 ml) chopped fresh basil


1. PLACE tofu on greased grill over medium-high heat; close cover and grill, turning once and brushing occasionally with 1/4 of the dressing until warmed through, about 6 minutes.

2. MEANWHILE, pour couscous into bowl; stir in half of the green onions and the salt and pepper. Pour in 1 cup boiling water; cover with plastic wrap and let stand until liquid is absorbed, about 5 minutes. Fluff with fork.

3. IN small bowl, toss together tomatoes and remaining green onions and dressing. Arrange couscous on plate; top with warm tofu and tomato mixture. Garnish with basil.

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