Monday, March 17, 2008

Greens & Beans with Cheese Sauce

Source: Vegetarian Times (modified by Aimee)

1 TB vegetable oil
1 red pepper, diced
1 TB minced garlic
2 bunches kale and/or spinach, trimmed & rinsed
salt & pepper to taste 

1 can (15 ounces) cannellini beans, drained & rinsed

½ cup toasted sunflower seeds

7 ounces soft tofu (1/2 block)
3/4 cup milk
1 cup shredded cheese

1. Heat oil in large pot; saute red pepper & garlic. Stir in kale/spinach; cover & cook until greens are just wilted, about 5 minutes.  Season with salt & pepper.  Fold in seeds & beans and heat through.
2. Meanwhile, put tofu & milk in blender & puree until smooth. Pour into saucepan, add cheese, & heat until cheese melts
3. Top greens mixture with cheese sauce & enjoy!

Serve over brown rice for a complete meal!

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