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A white bowl holding a large salad, consisting of: sesame tofu, cucumbers, a lime, carrots, snap peas, red cabbage, edamame, and almonds.

Sesame Tofu Salad

Planted in the Kitchen
This is one of the best vegan salads I have ever made! This easy vegan dinner recipe is filled with delicious whole foods that will keep you feeling happy and full.
5 from 2 votes
Prep Time 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4
Calories 253 kcal


  • Non-stick pan


  • 4 cups salad greens
  • 14 oz Extra firm tofu** **See Sesame Tofu Recipe!
  • ½ cup carrots shredded
  • ½ cup red cabbage shredded
  • ½ cup cucumbers sliced
  • ½ cup snap peas
  • ¼ cup edamame shelled
  • ¼ cup almonds shaved
  • ¼ cup green onions thinly sliced

Sesame Ginger Dressing

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ginger freshly grated
  • ½ tablespoon peanut butter
  • ½ tablespoon agave nectar
  • ½ tsp sesame oil


  • Start by preparing the tofu. Please see my Sesame Tofu Recipe for full instructions.
  • Wash and then prep all salad ingredients according to the ingredient section. Arrange in a large serving bowl.
  • Mix together all salad dressing ingredients.
  • Add the tofu to the salad and a large drizzle of salad dressing. Toss the salad, garnish as desired and enjoy!


Please see my Sesame Tofu recipe for full tofu instructions. If you don't like tofu, feel free to omit the tofu or swap it out for tempeh.
Feel free to omit any of the vegetables that you might not love or have on hand. Just be sure not to eliminate too many or the salad will lose a lot of its excitement.
Option to garnish with extra sliced green onions, shaved almonds, sesame seeds, or cilantro.


Calories: 253kcal
Keyword best vegan salads, salad with tofu, Sesame tofu salad, vegan dinner, Vegan Dinner Recipe, vegetarian recipe
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