white sesame & spinach tofu salad
- Serves: 4
- Calories: 67 kcal
- Japanese: Tōfu to hōrensō no shiro-ae
Wrap the tofu in a paper towel. Put it in a tray. Place a folded kitchen towel under one side of the tray and lean the tray on it. Let sit for about 30 to 60 minutes.
Cut off the stems of the spinach and wash. Fill a medium-size pan with water. Bring to a boil and add the spinach.
After boiling, drain the spinach, and immediately immerse in cold water to keep the green color.
Drain the cold water from the spinach. Squeeze out any excess water with your hands.
Cut spinach into 1 in. long pieces. Mix with soy sauce.
Grind sesame in an earthenware mortar or food processor. Add sugar and mix.
Break up tofu with hands and add. Grind or process until smooth.
Add spinach and mix.
The flavor of the tofu and sesame will bring an involuntary smile to your face.
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