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Happy Heart Garlic Cheese Pie
(with Garlic-Tomato Sauce)

Ingredients

Pie

  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 (14 ounce) package firm tofu, mashed
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup chopped cooked mushrooms
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup dry breadcrumbs
  • 3 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano

Garlic-Tomato Sauce

  • 3 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 (1 pound) can crushed tomatoes
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed dried basil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Dash of cayenne pepper

Instructions

  1. Pie: Beat egg whites until foamy; add lemon juice and tofu. Stir well.
  2. Sauté onion in 2 tablespoons oil until golden brown. Add to tofu mixture with mushrooms, parsley, breadcrumbs, garlic, oregano and salt and pepper to taste. Stir to mix thoroughly.
  3. Oil/Spray 8 or 9-inch pie plate. Pour mixture in and spread evenly.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes until golden or knife inserted in center comes out clean.
  5. Remove and let cool for about 10 minutes.
  6. Garlic-Tomao Sauce: Sauté garlic in 2 tablespoons oil until golden, then add tomatoes, oregano, basil, cayenne and salt and pepper. Stir well and bring to bubbling. Reduce heat and simmer about 15 minutes.
  7. Cut pie into 4 wedges and top each with sauce.

Yield: 4 servings

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