Italian Market Tetrazzini

Flavorful baked tofu and veggies mixed with spaghetti - perfect for an Italian dinner that's ready in less than an hour.

  • Prep Time 25 min
  • Total Time 55 min
  • Servings 6

1
package (7 ounces) spaghetti
1/2
bag (16-ounce size) frozen zucchini, cauliflower, Italian green beans, baby lima beans and sliced carrots (1 1/2 cups)
3
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
3
cups sliced mushrooms (8 ounces)
3
tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1 1/2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/2
teaspoon salt
1/4
teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/4
teaspoon pepper
2
cups milk
1
package (4 ounces) baked tofu, cut into 3/4-inch cubes
3/4
cup grated Parmesan cheese

  • 1 Heat oven to 350º. Cook spaghetti in 4-quart Dutch oven as directed on package; add frozen vegetables for the last 5 minutes of cooking. Rinse with cold water; drain.
  • 2 Heat oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Cook mushrooms in oil about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until crisp-tender. Stir in flour, basil, salt, nutmeg and pepper. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is smooth and bubbly; remove from heat. Gradually stir in milk. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  • 3 Stir in spaghetti-vegetable mixture, tofu and 1/2 cup of the cheese. Spread in ungreased 2-quart casserole. Sprinkle with remaining cheese.
  • 4 Bake uncovered 25 to 30 minutes or until hot and bubbly.

Expert Tips

For a richer version of this tetrazzini, use half-and-half instead of milk.

Go ahead and omit the tofu from this recipe if you like. You'll still have a flavorful, healthful tetrazzini.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
320
(
Calories from Fat
110),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
12%
(Saturated Fat
4g,
4%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
42g
42%
(Dietary Fiber
4g
4%
),
Protein
15g
15%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
16%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 1 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.