Fat-Free Tofu Basil Ricotta Recipe

Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

There are plenty of tofu basil ricotta recipes out there... this one happens to be oil-free and slightly more "Italian." :)

Mix it with pasta, add it to lasagna, over top veggie pizza or on a salad!

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Recipe:Tofu Ricotta

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I love this ricotta for my salads, but it also really jazzes up a plain bowl of pasta with marinara while adding a good bit of protein to a usually carb-heavy dish.



Wrap tofu in a clean kitchen towel and place between two cutting boards. Place a heavy object, such as a 28-ounce can of tomatoes or beans, on top. Let rest 20 minutes, allowing the weight to press out extra moisture in the tofu. Unwrap tofu and pat dry. In a large mixing bowl, crumble tofu with your hands. Then mix in remaining ingredients plus salt and pepper to taste. Eat within 1 week.