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Vegan Pasta Recipes
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Black Bean Lasagna
From: Kayemtea

In a large bowl, mix together:

  • 1 (15 oz.) can black beans, drained, rinsed, and slightly mashed
  • 1 (28 oz.) can crushed tomatoes with liquid
  • 1 cup chopped onions
  • 1 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/2 cup salsa
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2-1 teaspoon chili powder
mock ricotta:
In a food processor or blender, mix together:
  • 1-1/2 (12.3 oz.) packages silken tofu, firm or extra firm
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons egg replacer (without liquid)
  • 12 uncooked lasagna noodles
  • your favorite soy cheese or Melty Nutritional Yeast Cheese (recipe follows)
  • chopped tomatoes, green onions, and/or olives to top (optional)
Spray pan and layer as follows:
1. 1 cup of sauce
2. 6 noodles
3. half of remaining sauce
4. mock ricotta mixture
5. grated soy cheese or drizzle with melty cheese, to taste
6. 6 noodles
7. remaining sauce
8. soy cheese (if using melty cheese, hold off until after baking)
9. desired toppings

Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes.
Drizzle with more melty cheese to taste and broil for a few minutes, watching carefully just until it's a cheesy consistency.