What you will need


  • ½ pack of Barilla red lentil penne pasta 

  • 1x packet of Ipastai Pea Casarecce Pasta  

  • 300g silken tofu

  • 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast (Macro – Woolworths healthy food aisle)

  • 1 cup frozen peas

  • ¼ cup alt. milk i.e. Vitasoy Protein Plus or Impressed plant milk or So Good almond milk 

  • 1x medium onion 

  • 1 tsp. minced garlic 

  • 1-2x big handful of baby spinach

  • cracked pepper and salt for flavour and seasoning 

  • sprinkle of parsley for garnish 


What you will need to do

  • Boil a pot of water on the stove top with a dash of salt 

  • Whilst water is boiling, chop the onion finely 

  • Add to a blender silken tofu, milk, nutritional yeast, garlic, spinach, salt & pepper

  • Blend ingredients until it makes a smooth consistency sauce 

  • Once water starts to boil, add the barilla pasta in first, let it boil for 7-minutes for al dente 

  • Drain pasta and water, re boil a pot of water and add the Ipastai pasta in once water has boiled.

  • Boil pasta for no more than 3 minutes. (alternatively, you can choose just the one pasta if you don’t want to do both – this is only for variety and colour). 

  • Once both pastas are cooked and drained, set a side 

  • In a medium to hot pan, add a small drizzle of oil and diced onion, sauté until opaque

  • Add the pasta’s and slowly add the creamy tofu sauce, mixing through the pasta evenly 

  • Once the pasta is combined well with the tofu sauce, season with pepper and any herbs or spices you desire 

  • Serve up with a sprinkle of parsley on top, enjoy!  


Nutrition Benefits

  1. Calcium source from the tofu and enriched/fortified plant based milk 

  2. Protein

  3. Fibre

  4. Folate

  5. Vitamin B12 (from the added nutritional yeast)