Gluten-Free Tofu Caesar Salads

Gluten-Free Tofu Caesar Salads
Preparation time
40 mins
Cooking time
40 mins
Easy Recipes
8 people

Gluten-Free Tofu Caesar Salads.

This cool spin on the traditional Caesar is not just lighter—it’s also a chic, youthful and fun way to get your protein and veggies.


Gluten-Free Tofu Caesar Salads




  • 8 oz soft silken tofu, drained in fine mesh strainer
  • 2 small cloves garlic
  • 2 anchovy fillets
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free white miso
  • 1 tablespoon gluten-free low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper


  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 12 oz firm tofu, drained thoroughly, patted dry, cut into 3/4x1/2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large head romaine lettuce, ribs removed, torn into bite-size pieces (8 cups)
  • 1 English (seedless) cucumber, ends removed, cut in half then in thin strips (using vegetable peeler)
  • 2 oz shaved Parmesan cheese


  1. In blender, place Dressing ingredients. Cover; blend on high speed until thoroughly combined. Set aside.
  2. In 10-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat until hot. Add firm tofu; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until golden brown. Add salt; toss to coat. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, place lettuce and cucumber. Add 1 cup of the dressing; toss to coat.* Divide among 8 serving plates; top with firm tofu and Parmesan cheese. Serve immediately.

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