Thursday, August 11, 2016

Barbecue Tofu & Spaghetti

Happy Thursday! Still enjoying the Summer days and keeping it simple in my kitchen.
Being that I love just about anything cheese or cheese related I have been researching other options because well anything in abundance is just not good for you. I've settled on Tofu because if cooked properly it takes on just about any flavor or form you want.
I wanted to kick up my pasta dish and I didn't want to use cheese so I found this recipe tweaked it to fit my home and here it is.

Thursday's Treat...Barbecue Tofu & Spaghetti!

Ingredients:
-firm tofu
-pasta
-bbq sauce
-garlic powder or cloves
-onion powder or red onions
-olive oil
-salt
-plum tomatoes
-mushrooms or other veggie


Cook your pasta, I chose Spaghetti, to your liking which for me is 12 minutes. I used 2 packs of firm tofu removed the water and cut into 1 inch squares, took handful of mushrooms and sliced 1/4 inch and set aside. In a large skillet on medium heat I added 2tbsps olive oil, 2tbsps garlic powder, 2tbsps onion powder and a pinch of salt. As it simmered I added the tofu and mushrooms and covered for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes I add BBQ sauce to my liking which was 1 cup and cooked another ten minutes.

Served with additional plum tomatoes as another topping, Delish! Great flavor lite no heavy sauce or oils very tasty and easy clean up. Enjoy!

Always stress free xo,
Mari

20 comments:

  1. What a unique twist on pasta and sauce. Thanks for sharing from a fellow blogger who is featured at the Plant-based Potluck with "Why We Need to Eat Orange Fruits and Veggies Daily." Have a great day and be well. Nancy Andres @ www.colors4health.com

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    1. Hey Nancy thanks for visit, appreciate you guys having me over:)

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  2. YUM! We love tofu over here - this sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing at the plant based potluck :)

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    1. Glad you liked the share:) thanks for stopping by I think Tofu is definately a new fav in my house :)

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  3. Sounds like an interesting, healthy meal! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned and tweeted!

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    1. Appreciate the visit thanks for commenting:)

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  4. I have never thought of using tofu with pasta but this looks tasty Mari - thanks for sharing over at I am Pinnable

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    1. Amber I didn't either till I did some research lol

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  5. Thanks for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-up. Please come back and join us again! I've never had tofu, but doesn't it take on some of the taste of what its with?

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    1. Thank you for having me over. Yes the great thing about Tofu is it takes on the flavor of its company. So whatever herbs or seasoning you use that's what the Tofu will taste like plus it has different firmness you can try. I use firm but it comes in soft as well and I believe one or two more options. I was not a fan before but decided to give it a try as an option to add to my healthy eating journey. Hope you give it a try and share your experience. Thanks for stopping by.

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  6. Who can resist such a delectable pasta dish! I could eat this every day! I am so glad you shared your healthy, yummy vegan Barbecue Tofu Spaghetti recipe with us at the Plant-Based Potluck Party. I'm pinning and sharing.

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    1. Deborah so glad you liked the share! Thank you :)xo

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  7. This looks like a great pasta dish. I love pasta. Thanks for sharing with us at Family Joy Blog Link Up Party. Hope to see you next week.

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    1. Charlene, thank you for commenting appreciate it. It was pretty tasty combo I'm glad I gave it a try.

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  8. Absolutely DELICIOUS thank you for sharing!

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  9. Mari that is a very smart alternative to cheese. I too love cheese but try to limit myself. This is a great way to make your pasta and have your "cheese" too. Pinning and thank you for providing us with lots of yummy and Sweet Inspiration.

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    1. Mary thank you! Appreciate comments :)

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  10. What a creative dish. I've never used tofu in a pasta dish. Thanks for sharing this on Merry Monday.

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    1. Hey Erlene thanks for having me over. Trying a variety of things to stay on the healthier side :)!

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