Veggie Pasta v1 Recipe

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Last week, I was playing around with a tofu mayonnaise recipe and it naturally led me to making this pasta salad.  As I was trying to work through my cravings and what makes a good simple pasta salad recipe, I was reminded fresh herbs make all the difference.  In this case, fresh parsley is the ticket.

Simple Tofu Mayo Recipe

Veggie Pasta v1

By Published: July 16, 2013

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Prep: 8 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Ready In: 18 mins

Last week, I was playing around with a tofu mayonnaise recipe and it naturally led me to making this pasta salad.  As I was …

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried pasta (macaroni, shell, ditalini)
  • 1 14.5-ounce canned Northern Beans rinsed & drained
  • 1 1/2 cups frozen yellow corn thawed
  • 3 celery stalks finely diced
  • 1 medium carrot finely diced
  • 1 small yellow onion finely diced
  • 1 cup red cabbage finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups tofu mayo (see link above recipe)
  • 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast flakes
  • 4 tablespoon fresh parsley finely chopped
  • 4 -6 drops hickory liquid smoke

Instructions

  1. Fill a 5.5-qt soup pot 2/3 full with water. Bring to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain. Set aside.
  2. In a colander, rinsed Northern beans and warm up the frozen corn at the same time. Set aside to drain.
  3. In a large salad bowl, toss pasta, beans, corn, celery, carrot, onion, and cabbage together.
  4. Add tofu mayo, nutritional yeast, parsley, and liquid smoke. Taste for salt. Season with black pepper.