You are here

Happy Heart Garlic Cheese Pie with Garlic Tomato Sauce

Chef.Foodie's picture
  Safflower oil 4 Tablespoon
  Egg whites 2
  Firm tofu 14 Ounce, mashed well (1 Packet)
  Onion 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Mushrooms/8 ounce canned mushrooms, drained 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), cooked, chopped
  Parsley 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs), minced
  Dry bread crumbs 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic 6 Clove (30 gm), minced
  Dried oregano 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Dried oregano 1 Pinch
  Canned crushed tomatoes 1 Pound (1 Can)
  Dried basil 1⁄2 Teaspoon, crushed
  Cayenne pepper 1 Dash

1) Preheat oven to 350 degrees and grease an 8-inch pie plate with a low-fat, no cholesterol baking spray.
2) In a large bowl, add in egg whites and beat till it becomes frothy. Add in lemon juice and mashed up tofu. Mix well and keep aside.

3) In a skillet, heat 2 tablespoons oil and saute onions till they turn a golden brown before adding in mushrooms, parsley, bread crumbs, 3 garlic cloves, a pinch of oregano, tofu mixture, salt and pepper. Stir well and pour the mixture into the baking dish.
4) Bake for 40 minutes. To check for doneness poke a toothpick in the centre of the pie. If it is baked the toothpick should come out clean.
5) Let the pie rest outside the oven for 10 minutes.
6) To prepare the garlic tomato sauce, in a saucepan saute 3 garlic cloves in 2 tablespoons of oil till light golden, add in tomatoes, 1/2 teaspoon oregano, basil, cayenne, salt and pepper. When the sauce comes to a boil, reduce flame on cook for 15 minutes.

7) To serve, slice the Happy Heart Garlic Cheese Pie into four quarters. Pour the Garlic Tomato Sauce on top of each.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Side Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

Rate It

Your rating: None
Average: 4.1 (20 votes)

Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 244 Calories from Fat 92

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.8%

Saturated Fat 1.3 g6.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 203.7 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 25 g8.3%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16.1%

Sugars 2.4 g

Protein 17 g33.3%

Vitamin A 27.4% Vitamin C 40.1%

Calcium 30% Iron 26.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Happy Heart Garlic Cheese Pie With Garlic Tomato Sauce Recipe