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Minestrone With Tofu

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“From Louise Hagler's Tofu Cookery. We can hardly wait for the first minestrone of the season and practically make a ceremony out of it, then make it all winter long. This is the best recipe I've found. We keep it in the fridge and eat it often. Reheats like a dream in the microwave.”
11 cups

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. Mix together the soy sauce and 1/2 tsp garlic powder.
  3. Toss with the tofu cubes and spread on oiled cookie sheet.
  4. Bake 15 minutes, flip and bake another 15 minutes until cubes crisp up.
  5. When done, set aside.
  6. Meanwhile heat oil and add the onion, carrots and zucchini.
  7. Sauté for 10 minutes.
  8. Then add the tomatoes, water, juice, basil, oregano, garlic powder, salt & pepper.
  9. Bring to a boil and add the broken spaghetti; simmer for about 15 minutes.
  10. Add the kidney beans and the browned tofu cubes.
  11. Heat through and serve.

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