Creamy Pasta with Tofu and Veggies

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Creamy Pasta with Tofu and Veggies
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Creamy pasta with veggies

Creamy Pasta with Tofu and Veggies

  • Author: Ido Zivli
  • Active Time: 35 min
  • Total Time: 40 min
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Main dish
  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

Are you prepared to be surprised? The secret for this creamy pasta with tofu and veggies is a whole head of steamed cauliflower! This recipe is perfect for those who have a hard time with their veggies. 

The cauliflower is deliciously hidden in this silky pasta dish. You can mix and match your vegetables to find what you like best. Peas, bell peppers or asparagus, would all be a delicious addition to this filling meal. Enjoy!

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Ingredients

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  • 400 g (or 14 oz) dry pasta 
  • 1 tbsp oil (olive oil works best)
  • 1 head of cauliflower, cut into florets 
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 (14 oz) tofu block, cut into cubes
  • 4 Champignon mushrooms, sliced 
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 glass unsweetened coconut milk
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large pot, steam the cauliflower until soft.
  2. Sauté your slices of carrot in a bit of oil for about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the sliced mushrooms and tofu, and cook for another 2 minutes.
  4. Cook your pasta according to the package, then drain.
  5. Add to a blender your steamed cauliflower, coconut milk, garlic, salt, and black pepper. Blend until very smooth.
  6. Add the pasta to your plates, pour over the sauce, then pour over your carrot, tofu, and mushroom mix. Enjoy!

Notes

If you are a pasta-lover, make sure you check out our Spaghetti Bolognese recipe.

Try out our plant-based weekly menu for other delicious meal ideas.

Keywords: pasta, creamy, tofu, veggies, cauliflower, main dish, easy

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