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Grilled Tofu with Grapefruit and Avocado Salsa

Serving : 3
Size Per Serving : 351g
Calories : 207


  • ¬†2 packages firm tofu

  • 2 texas star red grapefruits

  • 3 navel oranges

  • 4 teaspoons olive oil

  • 3/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, divided

  • 1/2 red bell pepper, seeded and minced (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1/4 red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup)

  • 2 tablespoons fresh cilantro, minced and packed

  • 1 bag florentine baby spinach, washed and dried when ready to cook

  • 1/2 avocado, ripe but firm,diced just before cooking


  • Drain the tofu packages and remove the tofu.

  • Slice the blocks horizontally so they are half their original height.

  • Cut the rectangles diagonally into 2 triangles each.

  • Set them on paper towels to drain while you prepare the marinade.

  • Halve one grapefruit and one orange and squeeze 1/2 cup of juice from each.

  • Stir in 1 Tbs of olive oil.

  • Dob the tops of the tofu with more paper towels.

  • Arrange the tofu in a single layer in a large dish.

  • Season with the cayenne pepper and 1/8 tsp salt.

  • Mix the marinade well and pour it over the tofu.

  • Cover with plastic wrap and allow to marinate over night or for at least several hours, turning once.

  • Make the salsa now if you have time.

  • Peel the remaining grapefruit and oranges.

  • Use a paring knife to remove the outer membrane.

  • Work over a bowl to catch the juices, and cut between the membranes to release the segments.

  • Repeat with the oranges.

  • Halve each fruit segment.

  • Add the diced bell pepper, red onion, and cilantro.

  • Season with remaining 1/8 tsp of salt.

  • Cover and refrigerate.

  • When you're ready to cook the tofu, heat a grill pan over high heat and add 1 tsp olive oil (or use a non-stick frying pan).

  • Add the tofu and marinade and cook about 3 minutes on each side, turning gently with tongs or a spatula.

  • Remove the tofu and add the spinach to the pan.

  • Stir it around briefly so it just wilts, about 1-2 minutes.

  • Arrange spinach in the center of 4 plates.

  • Lay 2 triangles of tofu on top.

  • Spoon grapefruit salsa around the tofu and garnish with fresh avocado chunks.


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