Spinach Salad with Tofu Dressing (Horenso Shiraae, ほうれん草の白和え)

“Shiraae” is a salad dressed with ground white sesame seeds, miso and Tofu, which goes well with white wine. Bon appetite!


(for 2~3 servings)

  • Tofu (regular(Momen)): 1/2 tub (approximately 180g)
  • Spinach: 1/2 bunch
  • Carrot: 1/2
  • (A) Miso: 1/2 tbsp
  • (A) Dashi broth (optional): 2 tsp
  • (A) Soy sauce: 1 tsp
  • (A) Grated sesame seeds: 1 tbsp


  1. Blanch Spinach, cut into bite-size length and drain excess water. Cut a carrot into long thin strips and blanch.
  2. Place Tofu in a strainer and crush it. Leave it for 20~30 minutes.
  3. Drain water with a cloth. Don’t squeeze it too much.
  4. Put crushed Tofu in a large bowl and stir it.
  5. Add condiments (A) to the bowl and mix them.
  6. Add the vegetables to the bowl and mix them. Now your Shiraae is ready. いただきます(Itadakimasu)!

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