1 (16-ounce) package cavatappi pasta (spiral tube pasta)
1/2 (12-ounce) block extra firm regular tofu, cut into 1/2" blocks
1/2 yellow bell pepper, chopped
1/2 orange bell peppers, chopped
1/2 cup sliced black olives
1/2 small onion, chopped
1 small can water chestnuts, chopped
1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup olive oil
salt, to taste
pepper, to taste
1 head red lettuce, chopped
1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, rinse with cold water to cool, and drain again.
2. In a bowl, combine pasta, tofu, yellow bell pepper, orange bell pepper, olives, onion, and water chestnuts.
3. Sprinkle with balsamic vinegar and olive oil; toss to coat. Add salt and pepper; toss to coat.
4. Chill well. Serve over red lettuce.