• Prep Time:
  • Cooking Time:
  • Serves: 4 Servings

Penne with Tofu-Basil Pesto

  • Recipe Submitted by on

Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Fresh basil leaf
  • 1 c Tofu; firm, (reduced fat),
  • -~6oz
  • 1/4 c Grated fresh Parmesan
  • -cheese; (1 oz)
  • 2 tb Olive oil
  • 2 tb Fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 ts Black pepper
  • 1/4 ts Salt
  • 1 Clove garlic; minced
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • 2 1/2 c Cremini mushrooms; sliced
  • 1/4 c Shallot; minced
  • 4 c Penne pasta; cooked and
  • -drained


1. Combine the first 8 ingredients in a food processor or blender, and
process until smooth. Place pesto in a small nonstick skillet; cook over
low heat until warm. Remove from heat; keep warm.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high
hear. Ass the mushrooms and shallots, and saute 4 minutes.

3. Combine penne, pesto, and mushroom mixture in a large bowl; toss gently.
Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 1 1/4 cups).

NOTES : Calories: 352 (29% CFF); Fat 11.3g (sat 2.5g, mono 6.6g, poly
1.4g); Protein 14.5g; Carb 48.6g; Fiber 2.1g; Chol 5mg; Iron 3.5mg; Sodium
310mg; Calc 139mg.

 Share this Recipe

Recipes by Course

Recipes by Main Ingredient

Recipes by Cuisine

Recipes by Preparation

Recipes by Occasion

Recipes by Dietary

Sign Up and Create a Cookbook Today!

Please Sign in to your Account or Sign up if you are new user.

Who loves our Healthy Recipes?