Vegan Italian Chicken and Pastina

READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by dolphinbunny11

This dish has a great taste. A must eat for everyone! (Adapted by Giada De Laurentiis)

Top Review by mgirouxx

I haven't made this, but I just wanted to point out that it is NOT vegan--it has chicken! The chicken needs to be replaced with beans, tofu, or some other plant-based protein to make it vegan.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Bring a medium pot of salted water to a boil over high heat.
  3. Add the pasta and cook until just tender, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.
  4. Drain pasta into a large mixing bowl.
  5. Meanwhile, put the olive oil in a medium saute pan over medium heat. Add the chicken and cook for 3 minutes.
  6. Add the onions and garlic, stirring to combine, and cook until the onions are soft and the chicken is cooked through, about 5 minutes more.
  7. Put the chicken mixture into the bowl with the cooked pasta.
  8. Add the canned tomatoes, dairy free mozzarella cheese, parsley,salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  9. Place the mixture in a buttered (margarine) 8 by 8 by 2-inch baking dish.
  10. In a small bowl mix together the bread crumbs and (dairy free) parmesan cheese. Sprinkle over the top of the pasta mixture.
  11. .Dot the top with small bits of margarine.
  12. Bake until top is golden brown, about 30 minutes.

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