Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)

This heart-healthy pasta dish blends tofu--a food Katie Nunes wanted to incorporate into her diet--and spinach to create a creamy sauce for the pasta. The whole wheat pasta also provides a serving of whole grains.

How to Make It

Step 1

Preheat oven to 450°.

Step 2

Place tomatoes, cut sides up, on a jelly-roll pan coated with cooking spray. Drizzle tomatoes with 2 teaspoons oil; sprinkle evenly with 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper. Bake at 450° for 7 minutes or until tender.

Step 3

Combine remaining 2 teaspoons oil, remaining 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, spinach, tofu, and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a food processor; process until smooth.

Step 4

Combine spinach mixture and pasta in a large skillet; cook over low heat 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally. Gently stir in tomatoes and toasted pine nuts. Serve immediately.

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