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Creamy Basil Pasta (Vegan) Recipe

Looking for an easy Creamy Basil Pasta (Vegan) recipe? Learn how to make Creamy Basil Pasta (Vegan) using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mjaugustine

Makes 6 servings



Inspired by the recipe on http://vegandad.blogspot.com

Recipe Ingredients for Creamy Basil Pasta (Vegan)

6 oz whole wheat pasta
1/2 lb firm tofu
4 cups pasta sauce
1/2 cup fresh basil
4 cloves garlic
1 cup soymilk
1 cup cashews , not roasted
1 1/2 cups chickpeas (one can)
1 zucchini, chopped

Recipe Directions for Creamy Basil Pasta (Vegan)

  1. Prepare pasta as directed on package.

  2. Blend cashews, garlic, and soymilk until smooth. Add basil to the blender. Drain and blot the tofu, then add it to the blender. Again, blend it all until smooth.

  3. Put chopped zucchini and chickpeas (drained and rinsed) into large pan on stovetop on low heat. Add the pasta sauce and tofu mixture to the pan. Stir to mix.

  4. When pasta is done, drain and add to the tofu/pasta sauce mixture. Stir to cover. Enjoy!

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Boil, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 377.3g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
531
Calories from Fat
153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
17.0g
26%
Saturated Fat
2.5g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
656mg
27%
Potassium
844mg
24%
Total Carbohydrates
74.1g
25%
Dietary Fiber
14.8g
59%
Sugars
15.6g
Protein
23.5g
Vitamin A 33% Vitamin C 34%
Calcium 26% Iron 41%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A-
  Good points
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
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