Beetroot, Apple, Carrot, Walnuts and Tofu Salad

Beetroot, Apple, Carrot, Walnuts and Tofu Salad

This is a delicious winter salad. The tofu also becomes pink so nobody will notice there is tofu in the salad. Crunchy, soft, nutty, sweet—this recipe is full of various textures and flavours.



  • 1 raw beetroot (150g/5oz), grated
  • 1 carrot (100g/3.1/2 oz), grated
  • 1 apple (100g/3.1/2 oz), grated
  • 150g (5oz) hard tofu, grated
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon grapeseed oil or any neutral
  • tasting oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 40g (1.1/2 oz) walnuts, roasted and crushed
  • 2 teaspoons agave syrup or maple syrup


1. Mix all the ingredients together.

2. You can add honey if the apple is not sweet enough.

3. Garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

Tip: You can also add beetroot leaves and stems. To add them, boil and chop them finely.

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