Monday, October 3, 2011

White Pizza

This was really good! Here is what you need for the crust:

2 1/2 tsp yeast
1 cup warm water

Mix together and add 1 tbs of canola oil. Once the mixture foams stir in 2 1/2 cups of unbleached flour with a wooden spoon. Let rise 15 minutes before spreading out on parchment. Top with whatever toppings you like and bake 20-25 minutes or until crust is done.

I decided I wanted a white pie, so I used tofu ricotta as the sauce. I also mixed in some garlic and topped the pizza with spinach, mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, black olives and marinated tofu.

Super Awesome Tofu "Betta Feta"

Ok so the recipe is called Betta Feta in the cook book, and while it is pretty amazing, it doesn't really taste like cheese to me? The picture is terrible, but trust me it tastes better than the picture looks. Call me crazy or make the recipe yourself and let me know if you get a feta taste from it. Here is what you need:

1 lb firm tofu, drained and cut into 1/4 inch cubes

2 cups water

2 tbs all-season blend

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

1/4 c. water

2 tbs tahini

2 tbs lemon juice

1tsp salt

1tsp dried basil leaves

1 tsp dried parsley

1/2 tsp garlic powder

Place the tofu cubes , the 2 cups of water and the all-season blend in a pot and bring to a boil., reduce heat to medium and simmer 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain and place in a bowl.

In a separate bowl, whisk together the remaining ingredients until well blended. Pour over tofu and toss carefully. Cover and chill several hours. Keep in the refridge 1 week, if it lasts that long.

Tofu Ricotta

OK, so I realize now that I don't have a photo, but trust me this is really good. Here is what you need:

1 pkg mori nu tofu
1/4 c lemon juice
2tsp dried basil leaves
1 tsp Agave Nectar
3/4 tsp salt
1/2 tsp garlic powder

Place all the ingredients in the food processor and pulse a few times, until the mixture is the texture of ricotta.