Protein Pasta with Oven-Baked Vegan Feta & Bell Pepper Sauce

with deep roasted flavors
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Protein Pasta Mit Gerösteter Paprikasoße © foodspring
Here’s a recipe for all the protein pasta lovers who want to upgrade from the jars of tomato sauce. This spicy bell pepper sauce is topped with homemade, oven-baked, vegan feta. How irresistible is that?


2 Persons

  • 200 g
    Protein Pasta

For the bell pepper sauce:

  • 2
    red bell peppers
  • 1
  • 5 cloves
  • 0.5 tsp
    olive oil
  • 250 ml
    oat drink
  • 1.5 tbsp
    lemon juice
  • 3 tbsp
  • 0.5 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 0.5 tsp
    smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 0.5 tbsp
    corn starch

For the baked feta:

  • 50 g
    almonds, soaked
  • 25 g
    cashews, soaked
  • juice of half a
  • 1 tsp
    olive oil
  • 1 tbsp
    nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 clove
  • 0.5 tsp
  • 1 tsp
    oregano, dried
  • 1 tsp
    rosemay, dried
  • 1 tsp
    thyme, dried
  • 1 tsp
    basil, dried
  • optional topping
    fresh parsley, fresh basil


  • 1

    Soak the almonds and cashews in water overnight.

  • 2

    The next day: Preheat the oven to 180° C.

  • 3

    Put the soaked nuts, lemon juice, oil, garlic, yeast flakes, and salt into a high-powered blender. Blend until smooth.

  • 4

    Wrap the blend up in a clean kitchen towel. Twist all edges together to seal it, and squeeze gently to remove extra liquid.

  • 5

    Put the solids of the nut mix into a small baking dish.

  • 6

    Cover the nut mix with a bit of olive oil and the mix of dried herbs.

  • 7

    Bake the vegan feta for 30 minutes at 180° C until it starts to turn a lovely golden-brown.

  • 8

    Meanwhile, remove the seeds, membranes, and stems from the peppers, and cut the flesh into large pieces.

  • 9

    Cut the onions and garlic into large cubes.

  • 10

    Place a piece of parchment paper on top of a baking sheet. Put the vegetables onto it, cover with oil, and roast at 180°C for 15-20 minutes.

  • 11

    Meanwhile, cook the Protein Pasta according to the instructions on the package.

  • 12

    Put the roasted vegetables and other ingredients for the bell pepper sauce into the blender. Puree until smooth.

  • 13

    Mix the Protein Pasta and the bell pepper sauce together.

  • 14

    Crumble the vegan feta and top the pasta with it.

  • 15

    Serve with fresh herbs if desired.

  • 1
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Recipe Overview

Total time
50 min

Nutritional value, per portion

750 kcal