This grilled mojo tofu with an apple bacon salad is perfect for fall. It has a delicious mixture of ingredients and is a step up from the boring salad you're used to.

Grilled Mojo Tofu and Apple Vegan Bacon Salad [Vegan]

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For the Mojo Tofu:

  • 1 block firm tofu
  • 1 cup low sodium vegetable broth
  • 4 garlic cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 1 tablespoon cumin
  • 2 tablespoons oregano
  • 2 teaspoons sazón
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For the Salad:

  • 2 cups Brussel sprouts sliced
  • 2 handfuls romaine lettuce chopped
  • 1/2 apple thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup walnuts chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup cucumber diced
  • 3-4 slices cooked rice paper bacon crumbled

For the Vegan Honey Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing:

  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon vegan honey
  • 1 teaspoon thyme grounded
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper


For the Mojo Tofu:

  1. Drain the liquid from the tofu block with a tofu press or place the tofu on a plate lined with several sheets of paper towels. Place some more paper towels on top of the tofu then put a weighted object on top to squeeze the liquid out and let sit for 1 hour.
  2. Once all of the liquid has been drained, pat the tofu dry with some paper towels.
  3. Slice the tofu in ¼ inch thick slices.
  4. In a blender add the vegetable broth, garlic, onion, cumin, oregano, sazón, lemon juice and salt and mix until smooth.
  5. Pour the marinade into a storage container and place the tofu slices in the marinade and close the container. Shake the container to make sure that all of the tofu is covered in the marinade.
  6. Place in the refrigerator and let marinate overnight.
  7. Heat a grill pan over medium high heat
  8. Place the tofu slices onto the grill and cook for minutes. Flip the tofu over and continue to cook for another minutes.
  9. Remove the tofu from the grill and serve with the salad.

For the Salad:

  1. In a bowl add all of the ingredients and toss together.
  2. Add dressing and toss to coat.
  3. Serve with grilled mojo tofu.

For the Dressing:

  1. In a bowl add all of the ingredients and whisk until well combined.
  2. Pour over the salad.


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