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Better Than Egg Salad Recipe

Better Than Egg Salad Recipe

Tofu takes the taste and texture of egg salad in this quick-fixing sandwich from Lisa Renshaw of Kansas City, Missouri.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup chopped celery
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1/4 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons sweet pickle relish
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 package (12.3 ounces) silken firm tofu, cubed
  • 8 slices whole wheat bread
  • 4 lettuce leaves

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the first eight ingredients. Gently stir in tofu. Spread over four slices of bread; top with lettuce and remaining bread. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 sandwich equals 274 calories, 12 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 5 mg cholesterol, 734 mg sodium, 33 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 13 g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 fat.

Reviews for Better Than Egg Salad

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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 6, 2013

"Amazing how much it tastes like traditional egg salad!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 19, 2012

"A really nice, quick sandwich salad. I wasn't as gentle with the tofu as the recipe said, so it crumbled and looked more like egg salad, and I used some kala namak salt instead of regular table salt to give it a more egg-like taste."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Mar. 14, 2009

"This was good and much faster than hard boiling eggs for salad!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 11, 2008

"I tried it....it was OK :) I'll probably make it again."

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