Vegan BLT Salad

This Vegan BLT Salad is made with fresh Romaine lettuce, creamy ranch dressing, and tofu bacon for a delicious and refreshing salad.

Prep Time
1 hr
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
1 hr 15 mins
 
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Vegan BLT
Servings: 2
Calories: 386 kcal
Author: Sarah McMinn
Ingredients
BLT Salad
  • 1 head Romain lettuce chopped
  • 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  • 2 cups homemade croutons
  • 1/2 batch Tofu Bacon recipe to follow
  • Easy Ranch Dressing
Tofu Bacon
  • 8 ounces extra firm tofu pressed
  • 2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 tablespoons vegan Worcestershire
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon liquid smoke
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. In a shallow pan, mix together the water, soy sauce, tomato paste, Worcestershire, maple syrup, liquid smoke, and pepper. Cutting lengthwise, thinly slice the tofu and place in the marinade, making sure tofu is completely covered. Place in the refrigerator and marinate for 1 hour.

  2. While tofu is marinading make the homemade croutons and easy vegan ranch.
  3. Heat the oil in a large cast-iron skillet, Once hot, add tofu and sauté for about 5 minutes per side, until crisp and fragrant. Remove from skillet and let cool.

  4. Combine the ingredient for the salad, top with ranch dressing. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
Vegan BLT Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 386 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 3710mg161%
Potassium 901mg26%
Carbohydrates 40g13%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 20g22%
Protein 17g34%
Vitamin A 1830IU37%
Vitamin C 23.3mg28%
Calcium 113mg11%
Iron 5.2mg29%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.