Perfect Noodle Bake

Perfect Noodle Bake

Perfect noodly goodness whenever you need a comforting meal packed with plant based protein!


Servings 4 people


Ingredients
  

  • 1 tbsp. avocado oil
  • 1 package Dr. Praeger’s Perfect Plant Based Ground, thawed
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. onion powder
  • ½ tsp. sea salt
  • ½ tsp. black pepper
  • 1 cup unsweetened cashew or almond milk
  • 1 ½ cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup tomato sauce
  • 1 tbsp. tomato paste
  • 1 (4 ounce) box chickpea elbow or macaroni noodles, uncooked
  • ½ cup grated vegan cheddar-style cheese
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley, roughly chopped, to serve

Instructions
 

  • Add avocado oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in Perfect Grounds and use a wooden spoon to break apart. Sauté for 8 minutes to gently brown. Add garlic and spices and sauté for another 3 minutes.
  • Add cashew or almond milk, vegetable broth, tomato sauce, and tomato paste. Bring mixture to a boil and add noodles.
  • Reduce heat to a gentle simmer, cover, and cook 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently until noodles are tender. Stir in cheese and cook for 2 minutes, or until melted.
  • Serve pasta garnished with parsley. Enjoy!