Vegan Pasta Mold Great for Holiday’s Dinner

Serves 8

12         ounces lite tofu

6           cloves garlic

1            cup chopped fresh basil

4            tablespoons olive oil

1/8       teaspoons finely chopped fresh ginger

zest of one lemon

salt and pepper to taste

1           pound angel hair pasta

3          tablespoons bread crumbs

-In a food processor, puree tofu, garlic, basil, olive oil, lemon zest, ginger, salt and pepper.  Puree until you have smooth paste.  Spoon into large bowl.

-In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil.  Drop the pasta, stir and cook until al-dente.

-Drain the pasta and add to the basil paste while it is hot and mix well until the pasta is well coated.

-Spray a bundet cake pan with olive oil spray and sprinkle with the bread crumbs.  Spoon the pasta into the cake pan and press very firmly.

-Bake in a 375 degree oven for 25 minutes.

-Place large flat plate over the pan and turn the pan cake up-side down.  Slice and serve with tomato salad.

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