Vegan recipe

Tofu Puttanesca Pasta

Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins
Serves 4

Delicious homemade Tofu Puttanesca Pasta ready in 30 minutes. Super easy, gluten-free & vegan Italian twist using Tofu.

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1 Pack Cauldron Tofu block
500g gluten-free pasta
Olive oil


1 small red onion, finely diced
3 garlic cloves, crushed
60g black olives, sliced (roughly 1/2 cup)
30g capers, diced (roughly 1/4 cup)
1 tsp dried oregano
Pinch chilli flakes
680g tomato passata
Juice 1/2 lemon
Handful fresh parsley, chopped
Salt & pepper


  1. Drain and press your tofu block for 10 minutes
  2. Meanwhile prepare you sauce ingredients as instructed above
  3. Now chop your tofu into large chunks and add to a large pan with a tbsp olive oil and fry until crispy on each side
  4. Now to the pan add your onion, garlic, olives, capers, oregano, chilli flakes and fry for a few minutes until the onion softens
  5. Meanwhile place your pasta on to boil as per packet instructions
  6. Gently pour in your passata and lemon juice into the tofu pan. Stir and simmer for 10 minutes until it starts to thicken
  7. Finally add your drained pasta directly into the sauce, along with a handful of fresh parsley and stir until combined