Spinach and Tofu Salad with Sesame Miso Dressing Recipe

Start your healthy eating diet today with a bowl of this pleasing, fresh, and delicious spinach and tofu salad with sesame miso dressing–a wonderful salad served at my favorite Japanese joint.

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Japanese
Keyword Spinach and Tofu Salad
Servings 4 people
Calories 70 kcal


  • 1 pack organic baby spinach, I got mine at Costco
  • 1 pinch sesame seeds, for garnishing
  • 1/2 block tofu, cut into small cubes

Low Fat Japanese Sesame Miso Dressing:

  • 1 tablespoon miso paste
  • 1 tablespoon ponzu sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds, ground with mortar and pestle
  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Mix the sesame miso dressing ingredients until well blended. (You can heat up the dressing in a small sauce pan and chill in the fridge for 30 minutes before use.)
  2. Wash the baby spinach and drain excess water. In a salad bowl, toss the baby spinach with tofu and sesame miso dressing. Dish out and serve cold.
Nutrition Facts
Spinach and Tofu Salad with Sesame Miso Dressing Recipe
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 246mg11%
Potassium 18mg1%
Carbohydrates 4g1%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.