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Tofu Ricotta

Tofu Ricotta can be used as a filling for lasagna, manicotti or as a topping for pizza. You can make a double batch and  freeze part of it for when you need it again. That way you have part of the work already done.

This particular recipe has steamed spinach in it. However, you could leave it out if you so choose. My thought is to try to get greens in my meals as often as I can.

  • 1 block of firm tofu, 14 oz., crumbled
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 1/2 tbsp shallot, minced
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1 lemon, zested – safe half of the lemon for juice
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 2 tsp garlic, minced
  • 3 c baby spinach, steamed, drained well, chopped

In a large bowl mix together: tofu, tahini, nutritional yeast, shallot, nutmeg, lemon zest and juice. Thoroughly mix tofu.

Add spinach to tofu mixture and  stir until well combined.

The mixture should hold together well, but not too wet.

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