Parmesan Cheese Substitute for Pasta (Vegan)

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by pavut

While this does'nt taste the same as parmesan, it adds a similar texture and extra flavor. With this, I don't even miss the parmesan! I wrote to salt to taste, but I think it needs to be salted generously, since parmesan cheese is rather salty. You can also use any other seasonings you like.

Top Review by CottageCheeze

It didn't really tasted like cheese but it's perfect topping for my really plain pasta (I didn't have veggies) Thanks!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons oil, of choice
  • 12 cup breadcrumbs, of choice
  • 1 -2 garlic clove, minced
  • salt


  1. Heat oil in fry pan at medium-high heat.
  2. Add breadcrumbs.
  3. Toast until they just start to gain color.
  4. Add minced garlic and salt.
  5. If too wet, add more breadcrumbs, if too dry add a little more oil.
  6. Toast until golden brown.

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