Spicy Squash and Tofu Salad

Makes 2 servings (3 cups per serving)

Ingredients

  • 4 cups winter squash, diced (e.g. acorn squash) 
  • 1 cup red onion, sliced 
  • 1 block firm tofu (244 g), small to medium chopped 
  • ½ cup cherry tomatoes 
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced 
  • 1 Tbsp. canola oil 
  • 1 tsp. chilli flakes 
  • 6 cups green salad mix 
  • 1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 
  • 1 Tbsp. sunflower seeds

Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. 
  2. Combine winter squash, red onion, tofu, tomatoes, garlic, canola oil and chilli flakes in a bowl and mix well. Place on a baking sheet and cook for 20-30 minutes until squash is tender. 
  3. Serve on top of mixed greens with balsamic vinegar and garnished with sunflower seeds. Enjoy! 

 

Nutritional analysis per serving: 397 calories, 16.4 g fat, 21.5 g protein, 51.6 g carbohydrate (35.7 g available carbohydrate), 15.9 g fibre, 277 mg sodium 

My Viva Servings: 2 grain, 3 protein, 4 vegetable, 0 fruit, 1 fat, 0 dairy