This tasty meal is quite versatile. We enjoyed it hot as a main meal, but it would also work well as a salad.

Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas

Serving Size: 4


  • 1 1/2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup frozen peas
  • 1/2 lb. macaroni, cooked and drained
  • 8 ounce package spicy tofu of seitan pieces
  • 1/2 cup soy cream
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable bouillon powder
  • 1 & 1/2 tablespoon mixed herbs (parsley, chives, basi)
  • 3 spring onions, cut in small circles
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional east (optional)
  • handful fresh basil, chopped
  • salt & pepper, to taste

Macaroni with Broccoli & Peas


  1. Steam the broccoli.
  2. Defrost the peas.
  3. Cut the spring onions.
  4. Cook the macaroni in a pot of lightly salted water.
  5. Mix in a small bowl the soy cream, vegetable bouillon powder, mixed herbs and optional nutritional yeast if using.
  6. When the macaroni is cooked, drain and return to the pot.
  7. Add the soy cream mixture, the steamed broccoli, the thawed peas and the spicy tofu pieces, and mix well.
  8. Add the cut chives and basil and mix.
  9. Season to taste with additional salt and pepper.
  10. Serve garnished with a few fresh basil leaves.
  11. We enjoyed this meal warm, although it would be good as a salad also.