Serving Size:
1 cup

    Diet Types:
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Gluten-free
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Vegetarian


  • 16 ounce package Super Firm Tofu
  • 1/4 cup red onion
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh dill (or 1 teaspoon dried dill)
  • 1 Tablespoon mustard of choice
  • 5 Tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric for color
  • Juice from 1/2 lemon


  1. Open package of tofu and squeeze out extra liquid in a towel. Chop the red onion, celery and fresh dill.
  2. In a large bowl, mash tofu with a fork, potato masher or dough cutter.
  3. In a small bowl, mix mayo, mustard, and seasonings together.
  4. Place all ingredients over the mashed tofu in the large bowl and mix together. Enjoy as you would any egg salad.

Helpful hints

  1. Get the plain unseasoned super firm tofu that is not packed in water for a firmer texture. Other tofus will also work though. But NOT silken tofu.
  2. Black salt (kala namak) is an option to add to this recipe. It may be hard to find in the store, but can be ordered online. It is recommended for that sulfur flavor to make it taste like eggs.
  3. May add other chopped veggies such as bell pepper or pickle relish (watch the sodium). If you do not like turmeric or the lemon juice, they can be left out of the recipe.
  4. You may also used vegan mayonnaise to replace the regular mayonnaise in the recipe.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 216

Protein 11 g

Carbohydrates 4 g

Fat 19 g

Cholesterol 7 mg

Sodium 164 mg

Potassium 203 mg

Phosphorus 133 mg

Calcium 311 mg

Fiber 1.3 g

Added Sugar 0 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

1-1/2 protein

2 fat

Carbohydrate choices


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