you certainly don’t need to be a vegetarian to enjoy this delicious full flavored Italian tofu spaghetti. In fact, several in our family now prefer this dish over any other spaghetti they have previously enjoyed. It is truly a fantastic dish to treat your family and friends with. Simply add some garlic bread and your favorite garden salad and you have a most fabulous meal.
Nothing can bring home that wonderful taste of Italy like a good helping of home cooked spaghetti. Perhaps you have found that spaghetti at your local restaurant or Olive Garden style chain just isn’t quite what the doctor ordered. The store bought brands are even worse -. watery and weak!
Of course, for those of us wishing to add spaghetti into our vegetarian lifestyle, the choices can be even more depressing. Unless you favor tomato water as the sauce for your noodles, the absence of ground beef can really make a difference in the taste of your homemade spaghetti sauce.
Thankfully, with the substitution of tofu, homemade spaghetti sauce can retake its place in the healthy vegetarian diet. Here is one recipe you can use to liven up your vegetarian dinner, and enjoy a delicious spaghetti meal without watering down your sauce.
Here are all of the ingredients that you will need for this wonderful totally Italian tofu spaghetti. You can easily increase the ingredient portion amounts to accommodate a larger crowd. You will definitely want to make plenty as it is common to want second, even third, helpings.
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons roasted garlic
1 lb tofu
Two 28 oz cans crushed tomatoes
Two 6 oz cans tomato paste
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon oregano
1 tablespoon salt
½ teaspoon thyme
1 tablespoon basil
1 tablespoon sugar
Thin spaghetti noodles
Continue to the next page for the complete preparation directions for this delicious totally Italian Tofu spaghetti.