Crispy Pesto Tofu and Veggies



This is a perfect, hearty, healthy and well rounded weeknight dish. Perfect to serve over rice or quinoa. If your wanting something even lighter try serving over cauliflower rice.


Ingredients

2 cups of Basil

2 tbsp of pine nuts

1 tbsp of crushed garlic

1/4 cup of vegan parmesan

1/3 cup of olive oil or more

Pinch or two of garlic salt

1 cup of seasoned breadcrumbs

1/2 cup of Vegan Mayo (mixed with 2-3 tbsp of water)

4 tbsp of vegan butter

1 bunch of asparagus, chopped

1-2 cups of chopped bell peppers

1 cup of cherry tomatoes

2 tbsp crushed garlic

1 cup of vegan broth

1/2 cup of nutritional yeast

6-8oz of vegan cream cheese

1-2 Fresh Lemons

Salt and Pepper

1 12oz package of firm tofu, pressed and cut into 1/2 inch slices

Basil leaves and chopped green onions for garnish