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Vegan Pasta Casserole

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The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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Just a few simple ingredients to serve up a casserole which is low in fat, high in protein and fully vegan!

45MIN

Total Cooking Time

9

Ingredients
The Fit Mediterranean
Daniela grew up in Italy, learning her passion for cooking and culinary secrets from her grandmother. Today she teaches and blogs in Shanghai.
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Ingredients
US / METRIC
Servings:
1
Serves 1
1 oz
Zero&Light Fit Pasta
Other Low-Carb Pasta
1
Medium Eggplant
2 cloves
Small Garlic
2 Tbsp
Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
1/2 cup
Vegan Cheese
meltable variety
2 Tbsp
Nutritional Yeast
Grated Vegan Cheese
to taste
Salt and Pepper
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Directions

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Step 1
Preheat your oven to 390 degrees (200 degrees C).
Step 2
Dice up the Eggplant (1) .
Step 3
In a skillet heat up Extra-Virgin Olive Oil (2 Tbsp) and Garlic (2 cloves) . Cook on medium until garlic cloves get a nice golden color.
Step 4
Remove the garlic and add the diced eggplant. Cook on medium-high until eggplant are golden in color, about 10-12 minutes.
Step 5
Cut Tomatoes on the Vine (8) in halves and add them to the skillet. Season with Salt and Pepper (to taste) and Dried Oregano (1 tsp) . Cook on medium until tomatoes release their water and soften up.
Step 6
Remove 1/3 of the sauce and keep the remaining 2/3 in the skillet.
Step 7
Cook Zero&Light Fit Pasta (1 oz) in salted, boiling water according to package directions. Drain.
Step 8
Add the pasta to the pot and sauté it in the skillet together with 2/3 of the sauce. Mix it with Vegan Cheese (1/3 cup) .
Step 9
Transfer into a baking dish, grate some Nutritional Yeast (2 Tbsp) if you prefer. Cover with the remaining 1/3 of sauce and Vegan Cheese (3 Tbsp) .
Step 10
Bake in preheated oven for about 15 minutes or until a nice crust forms on top.
Step 11
Let the pasta settle for 10 minutes, then serve it up and enjoy!

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