TOFU MANICOTTI

Tofu Manicotti Recipe

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Irana Grenier

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@sweetangel

I shared this at a potluck and actually received several complements from the men, until I told them it was made from tofu!! LOL

Rating:

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Serves:
6
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 5 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 lb
    tofu, firm
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano or 1 tbsp fresh, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    dried basil or 1 1/2 tbsp fresh, chopped
  • 2 tsp
    dried thyme or 1 1/2 tbsp fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp
    dried sage, tarragon and marjoram or 1 tsp fresh, chopped
  • 1/4 c
    fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 tsp
    dried chives or 1 tbsp fresh, chopped
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 2 c
    grated mozzarella cheese, divided
  • 1 can(s)
    6 oz tomato paste
  • 1 can(s)
    28 oz whole tomatoes
  • 2 c
    water
  • 1 pkg
    6-8 manicotti shells

How to Make TOFU MANICOTTI

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Rinse the tofu and crumble finely into a mixing bowl. Add salt, 1 cup mozzarella, thyme, parsley, and chives. Mix well and set aside.
  3. Place the tomatoes with their juice, the tomato paste, oregano basil, sage, tarragon, marjoram, garlic, and water in a blender. Blend briefly, for a chunky consistency.
  4. Place 2 cups of the tomato sauce in the bottom of an already-prepared (sprayed with cooking spray) 9x13-in glass baking dish (NOT aluminum).
  5. Fill the uncooked manicotti shells with the tofu mixture. Using your hands, pack the shells firmly.
  6. Place the shells side by side in the baking dish. Pour the remaining sauce over the top. Make sure the shells are completely covered. Cover the dish with foil.
  7. Bake for 45 minutes. then remove the foil, being careful not to let the hot steam burn your hands. Turn the manicotti with tongs ans sprinkle the other cup of mozzarella over the manicotti. Cover again, and bake another 20 minutes. Remove from the oven and let stand for 10 minutes before serving.

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About TOFU MANICOTTI

Course/Dish: Pasta
Main Ingredient: Pasta
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy




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