Perfect for breakfast or brunch, this spread is great on crisp toast, bagels, or pita bread.
1 teaspoon unflavored gelatin
2 tablespoons cold water
15 ounces firm tofu, cut into large pieces
4 ounces smoked salmon, cut into large pieces
2 teaspoons grated lemon zest
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3/4 teaspoon salt
2 scallions, thinly sliced
2 tablespoons capers, coarsely chopped if large
1. In a small heatproof bowl, sprinkle the gelatin over the cold water and let stand until softened, about 2 minutes. Place the bowl in a pan of simmering water and let sit until the gelatin has dissolved, about 1 minute. Set the mixture aside to cool slightly.
2. In a food processor, combine the tofu, smoked salmon, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and gelatin mixture, and puree until smooth.
3. Add the scallions and capers, and pulse until combined. Chill 1 hour before serving. Makes 3 cups
|per 2 tablespoons|
Good source of: calcium, omega-3 fatty acids
If you are carefully watching your sodium, be sure to read this before preparing this recipe: Sodium Intake and Salt in Recipes
From The Johns Hopkins Cookbook Library: Recipes for a Healthy Heart, edited by Simeon Margolis, M.D., Ph.D. and Lora Brown Wilder, Sc.D., M.S., R.D.