I read everything in your blog and recipe and can’t find if you mention how long it would keep? The best part, I soon discovered after making this, is that you don’t really feel guilty about dousing your salad with it. !” upon arrival. The texture of tofu changes when it’s frozen, so this probably wouldn’t retain it’s smooth consistency. Place tofu in blender or food processor and blend until smooth. The fragility of the tofu contrasted wonderfully with a brute of a dressing: hot and sour with pickled chiles, salty with soy, and crunchy with toasted pine nuts.–Meera Sodha ); spring vegetables like asparagus; cucumbers; or other fresh veggies. Fold in dill, parsley and chives. 12 ounces firm silken tofu. 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice. I hope you enjoy this as much as I did!! I may need to add more next time. I’ve heard rumors you can make goddess dressing that’s made of avocado or tahini as the base, instead of tofu. But I’m here to assure you that if one of those things tasted better than tofu, I’d use it. I’ve used all four of those lovely herbs here, and I sometimes add basil too if I have it on hand. So wrong. Soy milk Lemon juice Silken tofu Chives Parsley Dill Onion powder Garlic Mustard powder White vinegar Powdered sugar Salt Crushed black pepper. The rich creaminess of the tofu is accented in this dressing by spicy Dijon mustard, chopped capers, and fresh dill. I will make this again. But, if I’m going for real ranch taste, I will use the vegan mayo recipe. After about 2 days it started to separate a little bit but I whisked it back together and it was as good as new. Will I have to take a vow of silence for the duration of my stay? You’re allowed to talk as much as you want. I don’t think it would keep much longer than that, as tofu usually gets funky after a week. Clean ranch, but still delightfully flavorful and creamy. This creamy vegan ranch dressing is made by blending silken tofu with lemon, herbs and spices. It is not the same as regular tofu. Extra firm, firm, soft… Which is the best to use? That sounds delicious! Thanks so much for sharing and enjoy your salad lunch today :). Stir in garlic. Did you check the date on your tofu? I was wondering if dried chives would work – I’ve been making this quite a bit and it’s hard to keep fresh chives on hand all the time without them going bad. 1/2 cup buttermilk. Use firm tofu for a thicker consistency, and the silken tofu for a thinner consistency (for example, if you’re going to use the tofu mayo as the base for a dressing or sauce). Thanks for all of the great recipes! What I ended up with was most definitely ranch, but way healthier and better than any ranch I’d ever tasted. Great on taco salad! I’d suggest going with the first option and then adding the water a bit at a time if it seems too thick – probably just don’t go with the whole 1/4 cup because it might end up being runny. Healthy food, but not of the healthy food=no food variety. No non dairy milk, so just skipped. Because of the whole tofu thing, it’s a nutritious, whole foods dressing with no added oil or sweeteners at all. When researching my vegan caesar dressing a few weeks ago, I learned that the mundane origin story of caesar dressing is that a chef made it up with the ingredients he had on hand. I added some ground chipotle to make it chipotle ranch! It’s nice and light! Steamed tofu with a savory soy sauce garlic dressing. The mixture of herbs makes this vegan green goddess dressing positively verdant and brimming with so much bright flavor that you really can’t tell there’s tofu in there. This called for some kitchen tinkering. Your email address will not be published. I think because I could not find fresh chives (I went to the grocery store when most normal people are asleep so I probably missed it) I bought some dried in a jar. I imagined the worst. Perhaps most importantly, what will they feed me? 1 teaspoon kosher salt. I used cashew milk, apple cider vinegar, and skipped the onion powder since I ran out. I added a little bit of Siracha. Thanks Joanna! Nice! Thank you so much for sharing :). Filed Under: Basics, Condiments Tagged With: citrus, gluten-free, grain-free, greens, high-raw, legumes, nut-free, oil-free, plant-strong, quick, refined sugar-free, soy, sweetener-free. Scrape down the sides and puree until uniform. Silken tofu makes a wonderful salad dressing. Hi, I'm Alissa! Sign up for email updates and receive a free copy of my veggie burger e-book! The dressing will be a little thicker, but still delicious. Required fields are marked *, Copyright © 2013-2020 Tofu Press LLC and Alissa Saenz. 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