Winter Carnival Casserole

16oz Herb Tofu
2 Tbs. Corn oil
1/2 Cup Onion, finely chopped
1/2 Cup Green pepper, finely chopped
1 Tbs. Tamari
1 28 oz. Can tomatoes, drained reserve 1/4 cup liquid
1/8 Cup Honey
1/2 tsp. Salt
1/2 tsp. Chili powder
1/4 tsp. Pepper
1 Bayleaf
2 Tbs. Cornstarch
3 Cups Cooked macaroni or rice
1 Cup Shredded cheddar cheese

Preheat oven to 350º.

Sauté onion and green pepper in oil until tender. Add tofu and tamari and continue cooking, stirring often. Add drained tomatoes remembering to reserve 1/4 cup of liquid. At the same time add honey, salt, chili powder, pepper and bay leaf. Bring to a boil. Cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
Blend 2 tablespoons cornstarch to the 1/4 cup of tomato liquid. Stir into the simmering mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring.
Add the cooked macaroni or rice. Pour into 2 quart casserole dish. Top with the shredded cheddar cheese. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes.