Soy-Based Salad Dressings & Marinades

Name your favorite flavors and they likely go well with soybean oil, thanks to its neutral taste. But it’s far from neutral when it comes to heart health. A source of polyunsaturated fat, soybean oil, also known as vegetable oil, helps to lower blood cholesterol levels. Put these soy-based salad dressings and marinades to the test!
_0001_Peanut Tofu Bowl
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 15 min
  • Makes: 1 serving

Peanut Tofu Bowl

Ingredients

Recipe by: Mia Syn

  • Bowl
  • ½ cup brown rice, cooked 
  • 3 oz. firm tofu, pressed and cubed 
  • ½ cup shelled edamame 
  • ½ red bell pepper, thinly sliced 
  • ¼ cup shredded carrot 
  • ¼ cup shredded red cabbage 
  • Fresh cilantro and green onion to taste 
  • ½ tsp sesame seeds 
  • 2 tsp soybean oil (also known as vegetable oil)

    Sauce
  • 1 tbsp peanut butter 
  • 1 tsp soy sauce 
  • 1 tsp honey 
  • 1 tsp soybean oil (also known as vegetable oil)
  • Pinch of red pepper 
  • Water to thin as needed

Instructions for Peanut Tofu Bowl

Cook rice according to package instructions and transfer to a serving bowl. 

Warm oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat and add tofu. Cook tofu until brown and slightly crisp, about 2-3 minutes on each side. Transfer to the serving bowl with remaining bowl ingredients. 

In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients until uniform and drizzle over salad.