Pesto Tofu

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This nut free pesto is served over tofu and plum tomatoes. Delicious!

Ingredients:

2 cups basil
1 cup flat leaf parsley
3 cloves garlic
1/3 cup olive oil
Super firm tofu
Cooking spray
Hand full of plum tomatoes

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I got this huge container of basil from Trader Joe’s for only $2.49!

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Rinse basil and parsley and set out to dry.

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Remove the stems.

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Put garlic in the food processor.

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Add parsley and basil.

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Chop ingredients.

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Add oil.

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Mix in oil.

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Put pesto into an airtight container.  Store extra pesto in the refrigerator and use within 3 days.

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Buy the firmest tofu that you can find.  I prefer Wildwood super firm tofu from Sprouts market.

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Cut tofu into cubes.

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Spray pan with cooking spray.

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Cook tofu on medium-high heat.

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Cook until tofu crisps and browns.

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Add chopped plum tomatoes to pan and continue to cook until soft.

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Add enough pesto to cover tofu and tomatoes.  Cook for only 1-2 minutes. Serve hot.

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