Sunday, September 30, 2012

Tortellini and Tofurkey in a homemade pasta sauce!

I love making a delicious Sunday dinner that fills the house with wonderful scents. Tonight we feasted on tortellini, tofurkey in a homemade pasta sauce, served with fresh garlic bread. It was fantastic!

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small white onion - chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves - chopped
  • 4 Tofurkey links - sliced
  • 1/4 red bell pepper - diced
Pesto Tortellini
  • 1 package fresh pesto tortellini (Trader Joes)
  • Salt 
  • Olive Oil
  • Water
Garlic and Onion Tomato Sauce
  • Olive Oil
  • Garlic Salt / Black Pepper
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 1 small white onion
  • 2 cups of roma tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup fresh herbs (Basil, oregano, thyme and rosemary mix)
Garlic Toast
  • French Loaf 
  • Earth Balance Spread
  • Garlic salt
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Preheat water in a pot, add salt and oil. Bring to boil.
  3. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in skillet. Add onions, garlic, tofurkey and bell pepper. Heat until cook throughout and a little crisp.
  4. Put Sauce ingredients into blender, put on sauce setting and set aside.
  5. Put toast in oven and heat until warm/crisp. 
  6. Drain Tortellini, put back in pot. Add tofurkey/onion mix and sauce. Serve hot with bread. Enjoy!