All posts tagged: pasta

Almond Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Pepper Fusilli

Almond Crusted Tofu with Roasted Red Pepper Fusilli Almond Crusted Tofu: Ingredients for Almond Crusted Tofu: 1 block extra-firm tofu 1 cup raw almonds ½ tsp salt ground black pepper, to taste ½ tsp paprika 1 tsp Italian seasoning 2 tsp soy sauce 1 tsp lemon juice ½ cup water olive oil oat flour, for dusting 2 tbsp flax meal + 4 tbsp water, mixed To make the Almond Crusted Tofu: Drain and press tofu. Slice extra firm tofu into 1/2 inch slices and then in half to form triangular pieces. Marinade tofu slices in a shallow dish with soy sauce, lemon juice, and water for 1 hour. Use a food processor to grind 1 cup of raw almonds into tiny crumbly, pieces. Fold in spices, seasonings, salt and freshly ground black pepper. Remove marinated tofu and dab off any excess marinade with a paper towel. Quickly dust in flour, dip in a dish of flax-meal water mixture, and coat with almond+salt+pepper crumbs. The flax-meal water mixture will help adhere the almond crust. Add each …

Chunky-vegtable Pasta

Never go grocery shopping when you are hungry…or you’ll end up spending $80 on a months worth of groceries like I did tonight. Whoops! Well at least that means its recipe time! Tonight’s dinner: 1 serving Heirloom Caprese with balsamic reduction 1/2 heirloom tomato of your choice 4 basil leaves 3 thin slices of fresh mozzarella cheese 1 tbsp Balsamic reduction Probably the simplest yet tastiest recipe ever. Just layer the 3 ingredients and drizzle on some balsamic reduction! Veggie rotini 1 cup cooked rotini pasta 1/2 can tomato sauce 1/2 cup chopped broccoli/zucchini/bell peppers (a mix of the three or one of your choice) 1 tsp salt, pepper, brown sugar, olive oil 3 tbsp oregano or Italian seasoning 1tbsp crushed red pepper Sauté veggies in olive oil, pepper, oregano/Italian seasoning, red pepper, and brown sugar. Pour in tomato sauce, let simmer for 10 min, stir occasionally. Pour over hot cooked pasta and stir. Herbed cucumber tofu spring salad I cup herb spring salad mix 1/4 cup chopped cucumber 1/4 cup diced extra firm tofu …