Posts Tagged "Italian"

Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Posted by on Aug 6, 2011 in Dinners/Entrees | Comments Off on Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Tofu Spinach Lasagna

Being Italian, of course one of the first dishes I had to learn make vegan was lasagna!! My dad taught me to make a delicious vegan version of his famous “gravy” (that is what Italians call spaghetti sauce) so all I really needed was a delicious lasagna to add it to. This recipe is perfect for me since it calls for no vegan cheese substitutes (the typical packaged ones at least), and it has spinach in it, one of my favorite vegetables. I have served this to vegans and non-vegans and everyone has loved...

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Vegan Pesto Sauce

Posted by on Jul 31, 2011 in Sauces/Dressings | Comments Off on Vegan Pesto Sauce

Vegan Pesto Sauce

An Italian staple, veganized 🙂 Ingredients: 1 large bunch of basil (about 3 cups, loosely packed) 2-3 large cloves garlic 6 Tbsp raw pine nuts or walnuts (or a combination of the two) 3/4 – 1 tsp salt, or to taste 6 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 1/4 cup nutritional yeast (optional) Directions: Place all ingredients except the olive oil and nutritional yeast into a food processor. Process to a finely ground consistency. Add olive oil and process again, until smooth and creamy. If desired, add nutritional yeast...

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