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Tempeh and Pasta Casserole [Vegan]

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Making a good tasting vegan casserole isn't always an easy task. For non-vegans this is much easier since loading a casserole up with bacon and cheese will make most like it. I, however, wanted to make a vegan casserole with healthy, clean eating ingredients and that my kids would love at the same time. I also added some tempeh to this casserole for a nutty, protein filled family dinner.

Tempeh and Pasta Casserole [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

High Carb Vegan Vegan

Serves

6

Cook Time

5

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium white onion (diced)
  • 7 ounces tempeh (diced)
  • 2 garlic cloves (crushed)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary (can use dried if needed)
  • 6 medium tomatoes (roughly diced)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon Pepper (optional)
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond or oat milk
  • 3 cups whole wheat shell pasta (cooked)
  • 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil

Preparation

  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a stockpot. Add diced onions and cook for 2 minutes. Add tempeh, garlic, and rosemary. Sauté for about 3 minutes until tempeh is lightly browned and garlic becomes fragrant.
  2. Add tomatoes, salt and pepper into pot. Cover stockpot and cook for 10 minutes while stirring occasionally.
  3. Preheat oven to 475 F.
  4. Prepare cashew cheese by pulsing cashews, ¼ teaspoon salt, and oregano in a food processor until it become thick and creamy. Set aside.
  5. Add almond or oat milk to tomatoes, bring to a quick boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes until mixture slightly thickens.
  6. Stir in cooked pasta shells and white wine vinegar to tomato-tempeh mixture.Pour into a large baking dish or casserole and sprinkle with crumbled cashew cheese. Drizzle with olive oil and bake on middle rack of oven for 5 minutes until bubbling and cashew cheese has browned.
  7. Remove from oven and serve hot.

 

Notes

1) If you are gluten sensitive use gluten-free pasta and make sure the tempeh you are using is gluten-free as well.
2) This casserole can be made with other pasta shapes as well except for spaghetti and linguine.

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AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


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Vanessa is the photographer and recipe developer of the popular food blog Vegan Family Recipes. As a mom of two, she focuses on creating easy, healthy recipes that are family-friendly. Her favorite recipes include Vegan Blueberry Lime CheesecakePuffed Quinoa Oat Bars, and Easy Vegan Chili.


 

 

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