Tomato Tofu Basil Pasta Recipe - Allrecipes.com
  • READY IN 35 mins

Tomato Tofu Basil Pasta

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"Healthy, easy, and light, this pasta is a great summer evening treat!"

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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins
  • READY IN

    35 mins

Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes; drain, reserving 2 cups of the water.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over low heat. Cook garlic in hot oil until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes; add tofu and continue cooking and stirring until browned, about 5 minutes more.
  3. Arrange tomatoes in the bottom of the saucepan so the cut sides are down; cook until softened, 2 to 3 minutes. Squeeze the tomatoes with the back of a fork to release their juices.
  4. Pour 1 cup reserved water over the tomato mixture; bring to a simmer and cook until the liquid reduces slightly, about 5 minutes. Add more reserved water if the liquid gets too thick.
  5. Remove saucepan from heat; add drained penne. Stir cheese and basil through the pasta mixture; season with salt and pepper.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 699 kcal
  • 35%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 114.9 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Fat
  • 16.6 g
  • 26%
  • Fiber
  • 6.1 g
  • 24%
  • Protein
  • 26.8 g
  • 54%
  • Sodium
  • 184 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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