Macaroni with soy bits


500 gr macaroni

1 spoon salt

1 spoon oil

2 spoons margarine

7 cups water to boil macaroni in


For the sauce:


200 gr soy bits

3 cups boiling water

1 teaspoon salt

2 onions

1 clove garlic

1 cup tomato juice

1 spoon flour

1 stick cinnamon

2 bay leaves

salt, pepper


Cover the soy bits with boiling water and set aside for a half hour. Grate onions, chop garlic finely and sauté on oil adding the drained soy bits and the rest of the ingredients. Simmer gently for about an hour.

Put macaroni in boiling salted water, cook, drain and top with melted margarine. Take cinnamon stick and bay leaves out of the sauce. Serve macaroni topped with sauce.



Macaroni with spinach


500 gr macaroni

1 kg spinach, cleaned and washed

1 onion, diced

1 carrot, diced

celery leaves, chopped

1 celery stalk, diced

˝ cup oil

salt, pepper


Cook spinach in boiling water, drain and puree. Sautee onion, carrot and celery, or boil in water until soft. Add spinach and cook until everything is soft.

Cook macaroni in boiling water, drain and mix with vegetables. Serve with soy sauce.



Mushroom macaroni


500 gr macaroni

500 gr mushrooms, sliced

˝ cup parsley, chopped

100 gr peas

1 onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, chopped

1 glass white wine

1 spoon flour

2 spoons margarine

˝ cup oil

salt, pepper


Sautee onions and garlic, add mushrooms and parsley. Sautee until all liquid has evaporated. Add wine and flour dissolved in two teaspoons water. Finally add peas and simmer for another ˝ hour. In the meanwhile cook macaroni in boiling water, drain, place in serving dish, top with melted margarine and with sauce.



Lenten lasagna


9 sheets of lasagna

1 onion

2 cups soy bits (pre-soaked in hot water) , or 1 packet soy burgers

2 cups tomato sauce with garlic and spices

soy milk


2 spoons flour

white pepper

smoked tofu (optional)


Cook lasagna in boiling water until tender (or use instant no-cook lasagna). Sauté onion in a little oil and add soy burgers. Stir with a wooden spoon until a thick paste is obtained. Add tomato sauce and cook gently for another 10 minutes. In another skillet make a basic white sauce using oil, flour and soy milk. Season with salt and white pepper. Grease baking dish with oil or margarine. Place three sheets lasagna, spread soy mixture over them, then add white sauce. Repeat until you have three layers of lasagna. Pour in remaining white sauce evenly, top with tomato sauce and  crumbled smoked tofu. Cover with foil and bake on medium for about 45 minutes.