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Lemon Cream Pasta Sauce

This sauce is just heavenly and I had to stop myself from eating it all before serving it to my family. The combination of lemon, white wine and sour cream works so well with zucchini and cauliflower. And the dill, well it’s just brings that little extra to the dish.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Serves 6

Pasta for 6 people and cooked according to direction

  • I package extra firm tofu
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, minced
  • 2/3 cup cooked or canned chickpeas
  • 1 cup cauliflower, diced
  • 1 lemon, juice and zest
  • ¾ cup white wine
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 1 cup vegan sour cream
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch of dill, minced
  1. Drain and wrap tofu block in a towel to remove as much liquid as possible.
  2. Dice tofu
  3. Heat 1 tsp oil in a skillet on medium heat and fry tofu on all sides. Remove and put aside
  4. Heat remaining oil and sauté onion until translucent. Add tofu, cauliflower, chickpeas, lemon juice, wine, stock and bring to boil. Reduce to a simmer for 20 minutes.
  5. Add sour cream, lemon zest, salt and pepper. Simmer for another 10 minutes.
  6. Toss with pasta and sprinkle dill all over

 

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Fredrica Syren, the author and founder of Green-Mom.com, was born in Sweden. Her mother was a classically trained chef who introduced her to many eclectic flavors and skills at a young age. Her mom’s passion for the outdoors and gardening planted the seed for her own love of nature and healthy eating. She received a degree in journalism and has worked as a print, Internet and broadcasting journalist for many years with big businesses within Europe and the United States. After her mom was diagnosed with terminal cancer and she with pre-cancer, Fredrica changed her career to become a full time yoga teacher and activist. A longtime world traveler, foodie and career woman, she was exposed to many facets of life, but nothing inspired her more than becoming a mom. After her first-born, Fredrica began a food blog focusing on local, seasonal, organic & vegetarian dishes. Years of food blogging developed into the cookbook Yummy in My Tummy, Healthy Cooking for the Whole Family. Upon the arrival of her second child, Fredrica founded Green-Mom.com. Her vision was to establish a site providing insight about gardening, home and personal care, baby & child, and of course food & nutrition. Green-Mom.com hosts many talented writers shedding light on ways to incorporate eco-friendly and nutritious practices for busy families. She is an advocate for organic, local and sustainable businesses. Fredrica hopes to inspire social change through her lifestyle, passion and business. Fredrica lives with her husband James Harker-Syren and their three children in San Diego, CA.

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