Greek Tofu Power Bowl – Health Stand Nutrition

Greek Tofu Power Bowl – Health Stand Nutrition

A colourful and nutritious meatless Monday meal the whole family will enjoy

Greek Tofu Power Bowl – Health Stand Nutrition

This colourful bowl makes for a healthy meatless Monday weekday meal (and a tasty leftover lunch the next day or make-ahead meal for busy weekday meals). 

Makes 4 Servings 

What You Need 

Greek Tofu Power Bowl Recipe Ingredients:

Greek Tofu Ingredients

  • 1 package (350 g) extra firm tofu
  • 2 tbsp Greek seasoning
  • 4 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp lemon juice

Lemon Tahini Salad Dressing Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp tahini (sesame seed paste) 
  • 2 tbsp olive oil or vegetable oil 
  • 3 tbsp water 
  • 1 tsp garlic powder 
  • ½ tsp onion powder 
  • ½ tsp oregano 
  • ½ tsp white sugar or honey 
  • ¼ tsp salt 

Power Bowl Ingredients

  • Cooked couscous (or rice, quinoa or roasted potatoes) 
  • Romaine lettuce, washed and torn into bite-sized pieces 
  • Chickpeas, canned and drained (optional) 
  • Your choice of vegetables such as: 
  • Sweet bell peppers (red, yellow and orange), sliced 
  • Canned artichokes, drained and sliced and roasted in the oven with a drizzle of olive oil (or sliced marinated artichokes) 
  • Steamed or raw carrots, sliced 
  • Sliced tomatoes or grape/cherry tomatoes cut in half 
  • Kalamata olives 
  • Feta cheese, crumbled or cubed (optional)

How to Make the Greek Tofu Power Bowl

  1. Drain the tofu and slice into slices and press between paper towels to remove excess water.  Slice tofu into bite-sized cubes and toss in a bowl with the Greek seasoning, oil and lemon juice.  Use right away or let marinate over night. 
  2. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper and bake the Greek tofu for 20-30 minutes at 450 degrees F, flipping half-way. 
  3. Prepare lemon tahini salad dressing by combining all the ingredients in a bowl and whisking well. 
  4. Prepare separate bowls of all the remaining bowl ingredients. 
  5. Assemble bowls starting with lettuce, couscous/rice/quinoa/roasted potatoes and drizzling with lemon tahini salad dressing. 

Power bowl Ingredients

Nutrients per serving

Nutrition analysis done with (½ cup couscous, 1 cup romaine lettuce, ½ cup yellow peppers, 8 olives, ¼ cup canned artichokes, 1/8 cup carrots): 

330 Calories 
15.8 g Carbohydrates
9.9 g Protein
26.5 g Fat
2.8 g Fibre 

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