Cheezy Pasta Bake

This recipe is:

  • Gluten Free
  • Dairy Free
  • Option to be Vegan if you omit the chicken
  • And loaded with hidden veggies!

This is bound to be your new GO-TO Sunday Meal Prep recipe!

Cheezy Pasta Bake

  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

Cheezy Pumpkin Sauce:

  • 2 cups pumpkin puree
  • 1.5 cups cauliflower puree
  • 1 onion, cut into quarters
  • 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 cup cashews, soaked for 30 minutes and then discard water
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until combined and thick, smooth sauce forms.
  2. Set aside.

Pasta Bake

  • 500g chicken, cooked and diced (optional)
  • 1 x packet of San Remo Gluten Free Brown Rice Penne Pasta – cooked (or sub for favourite pasta)
  • 2 tbsp Gluten Free Bread Crumbs
  • Nutritional yeast
  1. Pre-heat oven to 180 degrees, fan-forced.
  2. To assemble the pasta bake, add cooked chicken, cooked pasta and Pumpkin Sauce to a baking tray and gently mix to evenly combine. Then spread out evenly and flat.
  3. Top with bread crumbs and nutritional yeast.
  4. Bake for 20 minutes or until slightly golden and crispy on top.
  5. Serve with come steamed greens (optional).

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