Orecchiette With Creamy Pink Sauce

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 607 calories
    • Calories 107 calories from fat
    • Fat 12 g
    • Sat Fat 3 g
    • Cholesterol 5 mg
    • Sodium 1,065 mg
    • Protein 26 g
    • Carbohydrate 97 g
    • Sugar 22 g
    • Fiber 8 g
    • Iron 9 mg
    • Calcium 206 mg

Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return it to the pot.Meanwhile, in a blender, puree the marinara and tofu until smooth.Add the marinara mixture and peas to the pasta. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.Divide the pasta among bowls and top with the Parmesan and sesame seeds.

Ingredients

  1. Check 12 ounces orecchiette
  2. Check 1 26-ounce jar marinara sauce
  3. Check 1 12-ounce package soft silken tofu
  4. Check 1 10-ounce package frozen peas, thawed
  5. Check 1/4 cup grated Parmesan (1 ounce)
  6. Check 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

Directions

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and return it to the pot.
  2. Meanwhile, in a blender, puree the marinara and tofu until smooth.
  3. Add the marinara mixture and peas to the pasta. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until heated through, 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Divide the pasta among bowls and top with the Parmesan and sesame seeds.