Spaghetti squash. It blew my mind. Who knew you could make a vegetable act like a pasta?! The best part is that you can make it in the microwave in under 10 minutes.
Tofu-lentil "meatballs" are the vegetarian's (or the person-who-recently-watched-Forks-Over-Knives) answer to meatballs. These aren't a perfect match for the red meat version, but they are good! I used plenty of red pepper flakes, fresh parsley, and garlic to make it feel more Italian. The addition of liquid smoke (found at Whole Foods) was awesome too.
Read the recipe after the break.
1 spaghetti squash Makes 2 servings.
1/2 block tofu
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 T shallot, minced
2 T parsley, chopped
1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp liquid smoke
1/3 C lentils (pre-cooked)
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 spaghetti squash
Makes 2 servings.
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