Tofu Pesto Pasta
1 cup basil leaves
1 cup firm tofu
3 tablespoons parmesan
2 tablespoons walnuts, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 tablespoons lemon juice, fresh
2 tablespoons olive oil
salt and pepper to taste
8 ounces gluten-free pasta or pasta of choice
1. Place all sauce ingredients into a food processor. Process on high until smooth.
2. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Reserve ½ to 1 cup of pasta water.
3. Drain pasta and place back into its pot. Add as much or as little pesto sauce as desired, adding a little pasta water at a time to help mix and distribute the sauce evenly.
4. Serve sprinkle with fresh parsley and extra pepper if desired.