Stuffed Cucumbers with Tofu

Ingredients

  • Stuffed Cucumbers1 large cucumber (washed)
  • 1 block tofu
  • 2 Tbsps umeboshi paste
  • 2 scallions (finely cut)
  • Nori flakes

Preparation

Cut the cucumbers length-ways and scoop out the center with a spoon.
Place the scallions in a suribachi and crush to a paste. (Alternately, you can use a blender to puree them.)
Cut the tofu and steam for 5 minutes.
Add the umeboshi paste and steamed tofu, mash them together.
Fill the cucumber with the tofu mixture.
Cut the cucumbers into ½ inch pieces and serve garnished with nori flakes.