- 8 ounce penne pasta
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1/3 cup chopped walnuts
- 3/4 cup sun-dried tomatoes in oil, drained and chopped
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp basil
- 1/2 block firm tofu, pressed
- salt, to taste
As the pasta cooks, prepare the sauce. Place the minced garlic in a large bowl. Add the walnuts, sun-dried tomatoes, oil and basil. Mash in the tofu and mix well with a spoon.
When the pasta is ready, drain, and add to the mixture in large bowl. Toss all ingredients until pasta is well-coated. Pour onto a platter and serve at room temperature or chilled. Servings: 4
Nutrition: One serving provides approximately: 279 calories, 13 g protein, 22 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, 17 g fat (2 g saturated), 19 mg cholesterol, 63 mcg folate, 3 mg iron, 135 mg sodium.