Tortellini with Orangy Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe

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Tortellini With Orangy Tomato Cream Sauce Recipe


Makes 4 servings

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1 cup firm tofu, drained and crumbled ¾ cup chopped fresh parsley 1/4 cup vegan Parmesan or Parmasio
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 recipe Egg-Free Pasta Dough
  • 2 1/2 cups marinara sauce
  • zest of 1 orange
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup soy creamer or plain unsweetened soy milk


  1. In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat
  2. Add the garlic and cook until soft, about 1 minute
  3. Stir in the tofu, parsley, Parmesan and salt and black pepper to taste
  4. Mix until well blended
  5. Set aside to cool
  6. To make the tortellini, roll out the dough thinly (about 1/8 inch) and cut into 2 1/2-inch squares
  7. Place 1 teaspoon of stuffing just off center and fold one corner of the pasta square over the stuffing to form a triangle
  8. Press edges together to seal, then wrap triangle, center point down, around your index finger, pressing the ends together so they stick
  9. Fold down the point of the triangle and slide off your finger
  10. Set aside on a lightly floured plate and continue with the rest of the dough and filling
  11. In a large saucepan, combine the marinara sauce, orange zest and crushed red pepper
  12. Heat until hot, then stir in the soy creamer and keep warm over very low heat
  13. In a pot of boiling salted water, cook the tortellini until they float to the top, about 5 minutes
  14. Drain well and transfer to a large serving bowl
  15. Add the sauce and toss gently to combine
  16. Serve immediately

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