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Spectacular Sushi Salad

  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 2 1x
  • Diet: Vegan




½ 14-oz. package of extra firm tofu (NOT silken), drained and patted dry

1 Tbsp nutritional yeast

1 Tbsp coconut aminos

*Note: okay to substitute 1 cup of shelled edamame, boiled


½ cup black rice

1 cup water

Veggies and Nori Seaweed

4 cups chopped romaine lettuce, mixed baby salad greens or baby arugula

1 sheet nori seaweed, finely chopped

½ red bell pepper, sliced thin

½ red onion, sliced thin

½ carrot, shredded

½ cucumber, thinly sliced

½ cup fresh broccoli, finely chopped

1 green onion, finely chopped

Optional Toppings for Salad

Sliced avocado

Sesame seeds



Preheat oven to 325F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or silicone mat. Take drained and patted dried tofu block and crumble into a large bowl. Stir in nutritional yeast and coconut aminos. Spread seasoned crumbled tofu onto the lined baking sheet. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Remove from oven and set aside to cool for 15 minutes.


Cook black rice according to package instructions. Uncover, remove from heat, stir or fluff with a fork, and let cool for about 15 minutes.

Assemble the Salad

Use mixed baby salad greens, chopped romaine or baby arugula as your salad base. Add rice and tofu. Then add nori seaweed and remaining veggies. If using, also add optional toppings of sliced avocado and/or sesame seeds. Drizzle with Creamy Tahini Ginger Dressing and enjoy!



  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 30
  • Category: Lunch/Dinner Entrée
  • Cuisine: Asian

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