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Tofu Egg Salad
32 votes


This combination looks and tastes like real egg salad. Use it the same way - as sandwich filler or on a bed of lettuce and garnished with tomatoes and cucumbers.

Best Used By Blood Types:
  • Type A (2 beneficials)
  • Type A Non Secretor (0 beneficials)
  • Type AB (3 beneficials)
  • Type AB Non Secretor (2 beneficials)
  • Type B (0 beneficials)
  • Type B Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Type O (0 beneficials)
  • Type O Non Secretor (1 beneficials)
  • Appetizer
  • half pound tofu
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • half cucumber, diced
  • 2 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1 Tablespoon tahini
  • 1 Tablespoon prepared mustard
  • dash salt
  • dash pepper
  • dash garlic powder
How to make it:
  1. YIELDS: 2 cups
  2. In a small bowl, mash tofu with fork.
  3. Add chopped vegetables, mayo, tahini, mustard, and seasonings.
  4. Mix well with spoon.
  5. Serve cold.

BTD Core Ingredients Analysis:

NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Cucumber1 ,2 ,3 N N B B N N A A
Garlic1 ,2 B N B B N B N B
Scallion  N N N N N N N N
Sesame Butter/Tahini2 N N A A A A N N
Tofu (Soy Cake)1 ,2 ,3 B N B N A A N A
Mustard, Dry  N N N N N N N N
Mayonnaise  A A N N N N N A
Pepper (Black/ Peppercorn) Fre...2 A N A N A N N N

BTD Variations and Substitutions Analysis:

Condiment Product(s)
NameNotesA SecA NonABSecABNonB SecB NonO SecO Non
Sea Salt2 N N N N N N N N

[1] This recipe uses ingredients rich in lignans.
[2] This recipe uses ingredients which may help limit bacterial overgrowth.
[3] This recipe uses ingredients which are high in phytates.

  • This recipe is low in common allergens.
  • This recipe is gluten free.
  • This recipe uses ecologically friendly ingredients.

    If an ingredient is an avoid for your blood type, then try using a BTD compliant variant/substitute or leaving the item out of the recipe.

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    Revision History:
    • Revised Oct 21, 2011 at 11:24 PM By: Joe