PESTO TOFU FOR ONE
25 minute pesto tofu is such an easy and flavorful plant based protein to add to pasta, grains, sandwiches, and eat plain. Store bought pesto is a convenient option, or you can make your own
Tofu Pesto Olive oil Kosher salt Garlic powder Pasta (optional) Vegetables (optional) Parmesan (optional) Lemon juice (optional) Red pepper flakes (optional)
Press tofu. At least 10 minutes.
Prepare pesto sauce: mix together prepared pesto sauce, kosher salt, and garlic powder to a medium sized mixing bowl. Mix together.
Crumble pressed tofu into prepared pesto sauce, preferably into medium-larger pieces instead of tiny bites that could burn. Toss gently.
Transfer to baking sheet. Bake for 20 minutes, stir half way thorough to toss tofu pieces.
If making pasta- Prepare pasta according to box directions. Add vegetables with 1-2 minutes cooking time left, if desired.
When tofu is done cooking, add to cooked pasta (if using), add more pesto sauce. Toss together. Taste and add more pesto or salt to preference.
Garnish with freshly grated parmesan cheese, lemon juice, and red pepper flakes, if desired.
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