Salmon Caesar Salad with Tofu Dressing



  • 1 lb. fresh salmon
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
  • Pepper to taste
  • 3 shallots
  • 2 tbsp. fresh basil
  • 2 tbsp. fresh oregano
  • 2 tbsp. fresh parsley
  • 2 gloves garlic
  • 1 head romaine lettuce
  • Additional pepper, parmesan cheese, croutons- optional


  • 1/2 cup shredded reduced-fat parmesan cheese
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp. Dijon mustard
  • 3 tsp. fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 1 cup soft tofu
  • 2 tbsp. white wine vinegar


  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees and lay salmon on baking sheet prepared with foil
  • Combine olive oil, lemon juice, and pepper in a small bowl
  • Finely chop shallots, basil, oregano, parsley, and garlic and add to marinade
  • Generously cover salmon with marinade and bake for about 20 minutes, or until opaque inside
  • While salmon is baking, prepare dressing by pulsing parmesan cheese, garlic, mustard, lemon juice, Worcestershire, pepper, tofu, and vinegar in a blender and process until smooth
  • Additional vinegar or water may be added to reach the desired dressing consistency
  • After salmon is cooked and slightly cooled, chop into bite size pieces and assemble on a bed of romaine lettuce
  • Top with Tofu Caesar dressing and toss with additional parmesan, pepper, and croutons if desired

Nutritional Information

Tofu Casear Dressing

Serving Size: about 2 tbsp. (51 grams), Calories: 56, Calories from Fat: 33, Total Fat: 4g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Trans Fat: 0g, Cholesterol: 6mg, Sodium: 137mg, Total Carbohydrate: 3g, Dietary Fiber: 0g, Sugars: 2g, Protein: 3g, Vitamin A: 1%, Vitamin C: 2%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 3%


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