Sun-Dried Tomato & Walnuts Tossed with Penne Pasta

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Sun-Dried Tomato & Walnuts Tossed with Penne Pasta
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Ingredients

  • 8 ounces penne pasta
  • 2 cloves pressed garlic
  • 1/3 cup lightly toasted, chopped walnuts
  • 3/4 cup minced, bottled sun-dried tomatoes, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 8 ounces Extra-firm tofu
  • Salt, to taste

Preparation

Preparation

1 In a large saucepan, bring 3 quarts of water to a boil. Add the penne pasta and cook according to package directions.
2 As the pasta cooks, prepare the sauce. Place the pressed garlic in a large bowl. Add the walnuts, sun-dried tomatoes, oil and basil. Mash in the tofu and mix well with a spoon.
3 When the pasta is ready, drain, and add to the mixture in large bowl. Toss all ingredients until pasta is well-coated. Pour onto a platter and serve at room temperature or chilled.

Source: Wheat Foods Council