Tofu Penne

Nov 20, 2023 | Green Cuisine Recipe, News, Recipes, Tofu Recipes | 0 comments

Are you searching for a delectable and nutritious recipe to tantalize your taste buds and nourish your body? Look no further! In this incredibly enticing recipe blog, we are thrilled to introduce you to a mouthwatering dish – Tofu Penne. This extraordinary recipe showcases the remarkable versatility and goodness of Green Cuisine’s Extra Firm Tofu, skillfully combined with a colourful assortment of sautéed vegetables and a compelling blend of aromatic herbs. Get ready to embark on a delightful culinary journey that will leave you craving for more.

What sets this dish apart is the irresistible blend of aromatic herbs and spices that elevate the flavours to a whole new level. From the subtle heat of red chilli flakes to the fragrant notes of dried herbs, each ingredient adds depth and complexity to the dish. The result is a symphony of flavours that will impress even the most discerning palates.

When served hot, the Tofu Penne dish is an absolute delight to enjoy. The colourful presentation of vibrant bell peppers, mushrooms, and red onions adds visual appeal, making it a feast for the eyes as well. As you take your first bite, you’ll be greeted with a burst of flavours that dance on your tongue. The combination of tender tofu, perfectly cooked penne pasta, and sautéed vegetables creates a satisfying and wholesome meal that will leave you craving for more.

So, without further ado, let’s dive into the intricate details and uncover the secrets behind creating this sensational masterpiece that will surely impress even the most discerning palates!


1/2 block GC Extra Firm Tofu (crumbled)

4 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil

1 Small Red onion (diced)

1 Cup Mushrooms (sliced)

2 Tbsp Garlic (minced or pasted)

1 Cup Bell Pepper (chopped)

1 tsp Red Chilli Flakes

2 tsp Dried Herbs

2 tsp Salt

2 Cups Penne Pasta


  1. Cook the pasta in fresh water. Reserve some pasta water after draining.
  2. In a heavy bottom pan, heat the olive oil.
  3. Sautée the red onions for a minute, and add the mushrooms.
  4. Let this cook for a while until the mushrooms reduce in size.
  5. Add the salt, spices and herbs and cook for a minute.
  6. Now add the bell peppers and cook for a minute.
  7. Crumble the tofu block into the pan.
  8. Mix well and let it cook for a minute.
  9. Finally, add the pasta with 1/4 C of pasta water into the pan.
  10. Cook it for a few minutes and let it sit for a while to absorb all the flavours.
  11. Serve hot.

In conclusion, Tofu Penne is not only a truly delightful and nutritious dish but also a culinary masterpiece that showcases the remarkable versatility and goodness of Green Cuisine’s Extra Firm Tofu. This extraordinary recipe combines the crumbled tofu with a medley of sautéed vegetables, creating a harmonious blend of flavours and textures that will surely tantalize your taste buds.

But it’s not just the taste that makes this dish exceptional. It’s also the nutritional benefits that come with it. Green Cuisine’s Extra Firm Tofu is packed with protein and essential nutrients, making it a fantastic plant-based option for those seeking a healthy and balanced diet. By incorporating this tofu into the Tofu Penne recipe, you’re not only treating yourself to a delicious meal but also nourishing your body with wholesome ingredients.

So why wait? Embark on this culinary journey and experience the goodness of Green Cuisine’s Tofu Penne today! Whether you’re a tofu lover or looking to incorporate more plant-based meals into your diet, this recipe is an excellent choice. From the first bite to the last, you’ll be captivated by the flavours, textures, and overall satisfaction this dish brings. Bon appétit!