The creamy sauce is made of avocado blended with tofu, garlic, basil and lemon juice for a high-protein choice. If you want even more protein, you can always add roasted chickpeas.

High-Protein Creamy Tofu and Avocado Pasta [Vegan, Oil-Free]

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 package pasta of your choice
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 1 cup medium firm tofu
  • 2-3 garlic cloves
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • vegan parmesan or other desired toppings (optional)
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Preparation

  1. Cook your pasta according to the instructions on the package.
  2. Add the avocado, tofu, garlic, basil, lemon juice and salt in a food processor. Process until smooth. Add the sauce to the drained cooked pasta. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Add desired toppings.
  4. Serve immediately or store in the fridge in an airtight container.
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