You are here: Home » Recipes » Tofu Nicoise Salad Tofu Nicoise Salad Recipe by Relish Contributor Yield 4 servings Try substituting marinated grilled tofu for the tradition tuna in this classic salad. PrintEmail Ingredients Lemon Dressing:1/4 cup good quality extra-virgin olive oil Juice of 2 lemons2 teaspoons Dijon mustard2 tablespoons chopped parsley Salad:1 pound firm tofu, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices Water Salt, to taste3/4 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch lengths3 cups bite-size pieces salad greens or field greens1 medium tomato, cut into wedges2 hard-boiled eggs, sliced or cut into wedges1 cup cooked dried chickpeas or drained and rinsed canned chickpeas1 small red onion, sliced into 1/4-inch thick rings1/4 cup Kalamata olives2 tablespoons drained and rinsed capers Instructions To make dressing: Combine all ingredients in a nonreactive container and whisk to combine. To make salad: Lay tofu slices in a single layer in a nonreactive dish. Coat with 2 tablespoons dressing and let marinate 1 hour. Preheat a charcoal or gas grill or oven broiler element. Grill marinated tofu 3 minutes on each side or broil 2 inches from heating element 5 minutes per side. Set aside to cool. Cut into fingers or bite-size squares. Bring a saucepan of lightly salted water to boil over high heat. Add green beans and boil 3 minutes or until bright green yet still crisp. Drain and rinse under cold water. Place lettuce on a serving platter. Arrange all ingredients decoratively over the greens and drizzle with remaining dressing.