Easy protein vegetarian pasta bake

creamy, light, high-protein

A creamy red vegetarian pasta bake in a white casserole dish
Goal shape
Total time 40 mins
Difficulty Easy
Nutritional value (per portion)
kcal 507
Protein 51 g
Fat 18 g
CARBOHYDRATES 33 g
Ingredients …

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You will need

180 g Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Lower carb* pasta that's super yummy
4.2/5
£4.99
250g
(£2.00/100 g)
0.5 onion
60 g carrot
1 tbsp olive oil
250 g tomato puree
50 ml water
100 g ricotta (40-45% fat)
salt, fresh basil leaves

Easy protein vegetarian pasta bake

creamy, light, high-protein

By: foodspring Editorial Team
If you think that pasta bakes are off-limits to anyone who eats health-conscious, think again! Make the right decision when it comes to your pasta, and you won’t be putting any empty calories into your body. Our high-protein vegetarian pasta bake only features ingredients which we know won’t lead you astray from your goals. Go on, spoon yourself a plateful of this temptingly creamy pasta. It’ll make you and your muscles happy!

Preparation

  • Preheat the oven to 200° C (convection and broiler).
  • Ingredients:
    0.5 EL onion, 60 g carrot
    Peel and dice the onion and carrot.
  • Ingredients:
    1 tbsp olive oil
    Heat the olive oil in a pot on medium heat. Add the cubed vegetables and saute for 5 minutes.
  • Ingredients:
    250 g tomato puree, 50 ml water, 1 handful basil leaves
    Add the tomato puree, water, and a handful of basil leaves to the pot. Stir everything and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • Ingredients:
     g
    Meanwhile, put the water for the pasta in another pot to boil.
  • Ingredients:
    Salt the water generously. Add the pasta and cook for 7 minutes, until al dente.
  • Ingredients:
    100 g ricotta
    Drain the pasta and add it to the pot with the tomato sauce. Add the ricotta and stir until well mixed. Season with salt to taste.
  • Ingredients:
     einige Basilikumblätter
    Transfer the pasta mix to a casserole dish. Put into the highest rack of the oven at 200° C (convection and broiler) for 10 minutes.
  • Ingredients:
     a few basil leaves
    Remove the vegetarian pasta bake from the oven, garnish with a few more basil leaves, and serve.
  • Enjoy!

Our tip

This vegetarian pasta bake can also shine with any of these ingredients: zucchini, spinach, eggplant (aubergine), mushrooms, broccoli, bell pepper, or celery.
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