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Vegan Gado-Gado Salad (Indonesian-Style)


Gado-gado is a popular Indonesian salad that typically features mixed vegetables, tofu, and peanut sauce. Gado Gado means mixed and comes with peanut sauce and this vegan version creates a flavorful and nutritious dish.

Cuisine: Indonesian
Servings: 4-6


  • 1 cup firm tofu, drained and cut into small cubes
  • 2 cups mixed vegetables (such as bean sprouts, carrots, green beans, and corn)
  • 1/4 cup peanut sauce (see below for recipe)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • Salt to taste

Peanut Sauce Recipe

  • 1/2 cup creamy natural peanut butter
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated ginger


  1. In a large bowl, combine the tofu, mixed vegetables, and peanut sauce.
  2. Stir in the chopped cilantro, soy sauce, lime juice, and salt to taste.
  3. Serve immediately or refrigerate for up to 24 hours.

Matching Wines

Riesling: This crisp and refreshing white wine pairs nicely with the creamy peanut sauce and sweet vegetables.

Tawny Port: For a richer option, try pairing this salad with a nutty Tawny Port. The sweetness of the port will complement the savory flavors of the peanut sauce.