TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. + chilling
MAKES: 32 servings


  • 2 green onions
  • 3/4 cup loosely packed cilantro leaves
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 2 teaspoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 10 ounces soft tofu, drained and crumbled (1-1/4 cups)
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar

Nutritional Facts

2 tablespoons: 29 calories, 1g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 101mg sodium, 4g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1/2 fat.


  1. Thinly slice one green onion; set aside. Cut the other onion into pieces; place in a blender. Add the cilantro, garlic, honey, oil, soy sauce, red pepper flakes and salt; cover and process until blended. Add tofu and vinegar; cover and process until smooth.
  2. Transfer to a small bowl; stir in the sliced onion. Cover and refrigerate for at least 1 hour before serving. Yield: 2 cups.
Originally published as Creamy Cilantro Dressing in Light & Tasty June/July 2006, p10

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skyfarms User ID: 6002854 142276
Reviewed May. 24, 2011

"This dressing is delicious though it's rather thick. It's great as a dip. I'll be making it again, though I might try to thin it out for salads."

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