Tofu and Corn Pasta


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Ingredients:

  • 1 pound spinach farfalle pasta
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 (8-ounce) packages firm, silken tofu, drained and diced
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 teaspoons Old Bay seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 ears fresh sweet white corn, cut from the cob
  • 1/3 cup nutritional yeast

Directions:

  1. Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Add pasta and cook 13-15 minutes or until pasta is al dente; drain.
  2. Heat oil in a large sauce pan over medium heat and stir in the tofu. Mix in honey and Dijon mustard. Season with dry mustard and 1 teaspoon Old Bay seasoning, kosher salt and pepper. Cook and stir until tofu is thoroughly coated.
  3. Mix corn into the saucepan. Season with remaining Old Bay seasoning and nutritional yeast. Cook until heated through; cool about 5 minutes before serving over cooked pasta.

Yield:

8 servings

Adapted from:

Allrecipes.com 


 
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    Research on the effect of Mustard seed (or dry mustard) in the diet highlights its ability to enhance the body's defense system against oxidative damage as well as protect against carcinogens.


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