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Vegetarian Penne Pasta Bake

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Ingredients

  • 2 jars of Vero Gusto Heritage Marinara
  • 1 box Barilla Penne
  • 12oz plant based meat alternative
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 oz ricotta (substitution: vegan ricotta)
  • 5 oz low fat mozzarella, shredded (substitution: vegan mozzarella cheese)
  • 1 yellow squash, small dice
  • 1 tbsp parsley, chopped
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a skillet over medium heat, add olive oil and cook plant based meat until brown.
  2. Add the squash, and cook for an additional minute. Season to taste and add Vero Gusto sauce, cooking until warm.
  3. Remove from the fire and add ricotta.
  4. Cook pasta according to package directions, drain and mix with sauce and 1/2 of the mozzarella cheese. Transfer to a 13x9 baking dish.
  5. Cover with remaining cheese, and bake at 350°F uncovered for 10 minutes, or until light brown on top. Garnish with parsley.

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