Kale Wraps

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  1. 1 brick Firm or Extra Firm Tofu (Nasoya brand is best!)
  2. 1 Tomato, chopped
  3. 1 Avocado, chopped
  4. u00bc cup Red Sweet Spanish Onion
  5. 2 tablespoons dried Cilantro or u00bc cup chopped fresh Cilantro
  6. 1 teaspoon dried Garlic Powder
  7. u00bd Orange Bell Pepper, chopped (or can use a Red Bell Pepper)
  8. 1 Habanero Pepper, finely chopped
  9. u00bd fresh Lime
  10. 6 large Romaine Leaves, thinly sliced
  11. Sea Salt
  12. Fresh Ground Pepper
  1. Kale Leaves u2013 Blanched for 3-4 minutes (need to still be firm not completely cooked and soft. How to: Boil water in a deep pot or a wide shallow pan. Drop in Kale leaves and boil for 3-4 minutes, til bright green but not too soft as they will be used for wraps. You can do this step a day or two ahead and refrigerate till ready.
  2. Press Tofu in TofuXpress for 3 hours or overnight if more convenient. Place into a deep mixing bowl. Rake Tofu with fork to break into small pieces. Add Avocado, Tomato, Habanero Pepper, Cilantro, and Garlic Powder. Mash with a fork to blend well. Once blended, add Salt and Pepper to taste. The texture should end up somewhat creamy.
  3. In a large bowl, add Romaine, Bell Pepper, Onion, juice of u00bd lime (pulp is fine to include). Toss to blend Lime juice.
  4. Take one Kale leaf at a time and add 1-2 tablespoons of Tofu mixture. Top with 1-2 tablespoons of Romaine mixture. (See photo with green serving dish.) Roll Kale leaf and pin in place with decorative toothpicks (see photo with white plate).
  5. Wraps can be made a day or two ahead and packed for lunches.
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