Baked Penne

Servings: 6 really hungry people
Preparation Time: 1 hour
1/2 lb penne
1/2 package 'gimme lean' sausage style or about 7 oz faux ground beef or crumbled garden burgers
1 small white onion, roughly chopped
3/4 cups fresh spinach
1/2 lb firm tofu
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 tsp dried basil
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground black pepper
1/4 to 1/2 cups vegan rella or other vegan mozzerella style faux cheese

Cooking Instructions
preheat oven to 350 degree F
cook penne according to package directions, drain, set aside.
in a food processer combine onion, spinach, tofu, lemon juice, basil, salt and pepper and process until smooth, set aside.
In a frying pan brown the faux sausage with a little sauce, set aside.
to assemble spread a little sauce on the bottom of a deep 8 by 8 in glass baking pan, I use pyrex. Layer 1/2 the cooked penne, than the tofu mixture, than the sausage, 1/2 the sauce, the remaining penne, the faux cheese, then the rest of the sauce. Bake for about thirty minutes.

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