Tofu Bolognese

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Prep time 5mins
Cook time 30mins
Serves or Makes: 3-4

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  • 1 (14 ounce) block extra firm tofu, patted dry and crumbled
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons tamari, or soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons smoked paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons chipotle powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, optional
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans tomato sauce
  • 1 pound pasta


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 375ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  • Step 2

    In a large bowl, mix the tamari, nutritional yeast, spices and olive oil if using. Rub evenly over the tofu crumbles. Bake on prepared pan for 15 minutes, toss, and continue cooking until browned.

  • Step 3

    Mix with tomato sauce in a saucepan and bring to a simmer. After a few minutes, add in pasta (break it into small pieces if using long noodles), cover the pot and leave to simmer for time that pasta takes to cook, about 10 minutes. Be sure to stir occasionally.