Tofu Alfredo Sauce

This recipe replaces the traditional heavy cream and butter with Tofu and saves 350 calories per serving for the sauce alone!

Makes 4 servings, (sauce alone)

ingredients
  • 1 package (12oz) firm silken tofu
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1 Tbsp oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp dried basil
  • 1 Tbsp dried parsley
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp Kosher salt (or less to taste)
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/4 cup skim milk or plain soymilk
  • 1 package frozen chopped broccoli
  • 1 pound pasta, cooked and drained
Directions

Combine ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth. Warm in the microwave 3-4 minutes on high, or until hot. Cook pasta. In the last 5 minutes of cooking time, add frozen broccoli to cooking wa-ter. Drain and toss with Alfredo Sauce.

NUTRITIONAL INFORMATION

Per Serving: 155 Calories, 3 g Protein, 4 g Carbohydrate, 10 g Fat
Traditional Alfredo Sauce Comparison: 505 Calories, 9 g Protein,
5 g Carbohydrate, 51 g Fat

This recipe is courteous of the National Soybean Research Laboratory.