The sesame dressing adds to the tofu and asparagus salad! Make a lot of the dressing so you can stock it for multiple uses.

Mashed Tofu and Asparagus Salad

Course Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine Japanese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4


  • 1 package Firm Tofu
  • 4 Asparagus
  • 1 Small Carrot

Sesame Dressing


  1. Mash tofu in a bowl with hands. Leave for about 10 minutes, and drain water.
  2. Peel the string on the asparagus with a peeler, and cut into 1.5 inch pieces. Cut thick ones into half.
  3. Peel and julienne the carrots.
  4. Boil water in a small pot. Once boiled, add the carrots and cook for 1 minute.
  5. After 1 minute, add asparagus and cook for another 1 minute.
  6. Drain and let the boiled vegetables cool off.
  7. Mix all the ingredients of sesame dressing into mashed tofu. Mix well. Add vegetables and mix more. Enjoy!