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Tofu and Brocoli Rave Pasta Salad

Description
Preparation
20 minutes
Cooking
1 minutes
Portions
4 servings

Ingredients

  • 30 ml (2 tablespoons) pesto
  • 60 ml (1/4 cup) water
  • 1 block of firm tofu (350 g)
  • 225 g of penne or other short pasta
  • 1 bouquet or brocoli rabe, without stem, and chop leaves
  • 30 ml (2 tablespons) sun dried tomatoes in oil, chopped
  • A few basil leaves, chopped
  • Salt & pepper
  • 125 ml (1/2 cup) parmesan slices

Preparation

  1. In a large bowl, mix pesto with water. Cut the brick of tofu in slices of 1/4 inch thickness. Place tofu in pesto mix and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.
  2. In a large stockpot, bring salted water to a boil and cook pasta. Add brocoli rabe 7 minutes before the pasta is ready. Drain but keep 1/2 cup of water. Rinse pasta and brocoli rabe under cold water. Drain.
  3. In the bowl add sun dried tomatoes, basil, pasta and brocoli rabe. Mix and add a bit of water (set aside earlier) if salad is too dry. Add salt & pepper. 
  4. When serving, add parmesan slices.

Source: © Pratico-Pratiques 2017

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