Black Bean Spaghetti

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Makes 4 servings



1 package extra firm tofu

1 package black bean pasta

1.5 tbsp oil

3 carrots, peeled and diced

1 onion peeled and diced

To taste: oregano, basil, salt pepper

4 white mushrooms, diced

1 can marinara spaghetti sauce

1 tbsp pesto (optional)

4 tbsp parmesan (optional)



1.     Slice tofu into strips. Spray a frying pan with canola oil. Place strips and cook at medium-high. Flip tofu onto other side after 5-10 minutes. Sides should be golden in colour.

2.     In a medium pot, bring water to a boil. Once boiling add in package of black bean pasta and cook as per instructions (about 5 minutes). Drain and set aside.

3.     In a wok or large frying pan heat oil over medium high. Add in carrots, onion, oregano, basil, salt, and pepper, cooking about 5 minutes. Next add in mushroom, stirring constantly for another 3-5 minutes. Add in spaghetti sauce and pesto until heated.

4.     Cut tofu into cubes. Place on a serving of pasta, and layer with vegetable marinara and parmesan. Enjoy.


Nutrition (including pesto, not parmesan)

Calories 490

Carbohydrates 42g

Fibre 13g

Fat 16g

Protein 42g