Tofu Pesto Sauce Recipe

Looking for an easy Tofu Pesto sauce recipe? Learn how to make Tofu Pesto sauce using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by mariegonzalez

Makes 4 servings



Serve over your favorite whole wheat pasta

Recipe Ingredients for Tofu Pesto sauce

1 cup fresh basil
6 oz silken tofu
1/4 cup Parmesan cheese, grated
2 tbs olive oil
2 tbs lemon juice
1/2 tsp pepper
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp olive oil
1 clove garlic, minced
2 1/2 cups cremini mushrooms, sliced
1/4 cup shallot, minced

Recipe Directions for Tofu Pesto sauce

  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in food processor

  2. Blend until smooth

  3. Heat remaining olive oil in large skillet

  4. add garlic, cremini and shallot, saute about 4 minutes

  5. combine with tofu mixture, heat through

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 126.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
147
Calories from Fat
98
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
10.9g
17%
Saturated Fat
2.4g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
263mg
11%
Potassium
359mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
6.0g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0.5g
2%
Sugars
1.6g
Protein
7.0g
Vitamin A 9% Vitamin C 10%
Calcium 11% Iron 6%
* 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
B+
  Good points
  • Low in cholesterol
  • High in selenium
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