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Tofu Pasta Bake Recipe

Looking for an easy Tofu Pasta Bake recipe? Learn how to make Tofu Pasta Bake using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by kyle_renee

Makes 12 servings



Tofu provides the sauce for this healthier version of a creamy pasta bake.

Recipe Ingredients for Tofu Pasta Bake

1 lb. whole wheat pasta, e.g. penne
12 oz. firm tofu, drained and pressed
3/4 cup lowfat cottage cheese
1/4 cup water, hot
3 tbsp. Dijon mustard
2 tbsp. Parmesan cheese, grated
1 lb. brocolli
1 red pepper, coursely chopped
1 green pepper, coursely chopped
12 oz. mushrooms, sliced
8 oz. part-skim mozzarella cheese, shredded

Recipe Directions for Tofu Pasta Bake

  1. Combine tofu, cottage cheese, water, mustard, and Parmesan in food processor; process until smooth.

  2. In large pot of boiling water, cook pasta for 5 minutes. Add broccoli and cook for 5 minutes longer, or until pasta and broccoli are barely tender. Drain. Off heat, add peppers, mushrooms, 1 cup shredded mozzarella, and tofu filling. Stir to mix well.

  3. Preheat oven to 350. Coat a 2-quart and a 3-quart casserole dish with no-stick spray. Add pasta mixture. Top with remaining 1 cup mozzarella. Bake for 35-40 minutes.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Bake, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 194.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
262
Calories from Fat
62
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.9g
11%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
12mg
4%
Sodium
324mg
13%
Potassium
467mg
13%
Total Carbohydrates
35.0g
12%
Dietary Fiber
5.7g
23%
Sugars
3.4g
Protein
16.4g
Vitamin A 21% Vitamin C 76%
Calcium 25% Iron 13%
* 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
  • Low in cholesterol
  • Very high in vitamin C
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