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Super Mario Grain Salad
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20 INGREDIENTS • 17 STEPS • 1HR 30MINS

Super Mario Grain Salad

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The Super healthy vegan salad is now available with Super Mario! No meat, no oil, no food coloring! Using only healthy natural ingredients with a bit of cuteness.
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Yukitchen
Hello! I'm Yuki from Japan. I make cartoon-like food art to express my love for healthy eating.
http://www.yukitchen.com/
The Super healthy vegan salad is now available with Super Mario! No meat, no oil, no food coloring! Using only healthy natural ingredients with a bit of cuteness.
1HR 30MINS
Total Time
$8.36
Cost Per Serving
Ingredients
Servings
1
US / Metric
Quinoa
1/2 cup
Flaxseeds
2 Tbsp
Edamame
3 cups
Edamame
Fresh Ginger
2 Tbsp
Fresh Ginger, chopped
Lettuce
2 slices
Lettuce
Fresh Thyme
1 Tbsp
Fresh Thyme, chopped
Tofu
to taste
Nori Sheet
1
Nori Sheet
Tofu
1 pckg
Dried Seaweed
to taste
Dried Seaweed
Soy Sauce
1/4 cup
Miso Paste
1 Tbsp
Star Fruit
to taste
Star Fruits
Nutrition Per Serving
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Calories
2115
Fat
64.4 g
Protein
121.2 g
Carbs
286.0 g
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Hello! I'm Yuki from Japan. I make cartoon-like food art to express my love for healthy eating.
http://www.yukitchen.com/
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step 1
Put Quinoa (1/2 cup), Flaxseeds (2 Tbsp) and one cup water into a small pot and cook until they become soft. It usually takes about 20-30 minutes.
step 1 Put Quinoa (1/2 cup), Flaxseeds (2 Tbsp) and one cup water into a small pot and cook until they become soft. It usually takes about 20-30 minutes.
step 2
After Brown Rice (1 cup) is cooked, it’s time for the Mario making! Separate rice in two bowls, and put Canned Tomato Purée (1/4 cup) in one of them.
step 2 After Brown Rice (1 cup) is cooked, it’s time for the Mario making! Separate rice in two bowls, and put Canned Tomato Purée (1/4 cup) in one of them.
step 3
Slice up Tofu (to taste) to make his eyes, logo on a hat, and the question marks on the magic boxes.
step 3 Slice up Tofu (to taste) to make his eyes, logo on a hat, and the question marks on the magic boxes.
step 4
Cut Red Bell Pepper (1/2) to make his “M” logo on the hat.
step 4 Cut Red Bell Pepper (1/2) to make his “M” logo on the hat.
step 5
Shred Nori Sheet (1) to make his mustache and hair.
step 5 Shred Nori Sheet (1) to make his mustache and hair.
step 6
For blocks, cut Tofu (1 pckg) into small cubes and fry them in a heated pan together with Soy Sauce (1/4 cup), Miso Paste (1 Tbsp) and a bit of water, until they turn brown. Goomba: Do the same, but cut the tofu rounder so it will look like a Goomba instead.
step 6 For blocks, cut Tofu (1 pckg) into small cubes and fry them in a heated pan together with Soy Sauce (1/4 cup), Miso Paste (1 Tbsp) and a bit of water, until they turn brown.
Goomba: Do the same, but cut the tofu rounder so it will look like a Goomba instead.
step 7
For magic boxes, cut the tofu into cubes and fry them in the pan, but this time instead add Curry Powder (2 Tbsp) and a bit of water. Fry them until they turn yellow.
step 7 For magic boxes, cut the tofu into cubes and fry them in the pan, but this time instead add  Curry Powder (2 Tbsp) and a bit of water. Fry them until they turn yellow.
step 8
Cut Fresh Ginger (2 Tbsp), Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp), and Lettuce (2 slices) into pieces. Boil Corn (1) and Edamame (3 cups) in different pots until they are ready then put it all together in a big bowl.
step 8 Cut Fresh Ginger (2 Tbsp), Fresh Thyme (1 Tbsp), and Lettuce (2 slices) into pieces. Boil Corn (1) and Edamame (3 cups) in different pots until they are ready then put it all together in a big bowl.
step 9
Then squeeze the Lime (1)! The citrus flavor is a huge part of this salad, so squeeze it like you mean it!
step 9 Then squeeze the Lime (1)! The citrus flavor is a huge part of this salad, so squeeze it like you mean it!
step 10
Then mix well.
step 10 Then mix well.
step 11
Put the grain salad on a plate.
step 11 Put the grain salad on a plate.
step 12
Place the Tofu boxes below.
step 12 Place the Tofu boxes below.
step 13
First, add the blocks. Take the brown tofu and wrap thinly cut dried seaweed around it so it looks like blocks.
step 13 First, add the blocks. Take the brown tofu and wrap thinly cut dried seaweed around it so it looks like blocks.
step 14
As for the magic boxes, place question mark-shaped tofu cuts on top of the yellow tofu cubes. Then use a toothpick to put tiny dots of Canned Tomato Purée (1 tsp) on all for corners.
step 14 As for the magic boxes, place question mark-shaped tofu cuts on top of the yellow tofu cubes. Then use a toothpick to put tiny dots of Canned Tomato Purée (1 tsp) on all for corners.
step 15
Slice the Star Fruits (to taste) and it will give you a perfect shape of a star.
step 15 Slice the Star Fruits (to taste) and it will give you a perfect shape of a star.
step 16
Place the Goomba’s face on the salad, then add the body using cut tofu. I made his face by cutting Dried Seaweed (to taste) and just two tiny dots of tofu, as you can see in the picture.
step 16 Place the Goomba’s face on the salad, then add the body using cut tofu. I made his face by cutting Dried Seaweed (to taste) and just two tiny dots of tofu, as you can see in the picture.
step 17
All your hard work is finally paying off now. Congratulations, you’ve earned it! Enjoy!
step 17 All your hard work is finally paying off now. Congratulations, you’ve earned it! Enjoy!
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Dairy-Free
Brunch
Comfort Food
Lunch
Shellfish-Free
Kid-Friendly
Vegan
Vegetarian
Japanese
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