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Vegan Baked Ziti

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Vegan Baked Ziti

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A rich and creamy, soy-based ricotta is the secret ingredient in this hearty, dairy-free baked ziti. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Sara Mellas.


  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1 lb. ziti
  • 1 lb. firm tofu (drained)
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon (juiced)
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 3/4 tsp. salt (plus more for pasta water)
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3/4 tsp. Italian seasoning
  • 3 cups marinara sauce (for ziti)
  • 1 cup marinara sauce (for top of dish)
  • 1 cup vegan Parmesan cheese (optional, for top of dish)
  • fresh basil leaves (or fresh parsley; optional, for serving)
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    NutritionView More

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    Calories360Calories from Fat100
    Total Fat11g17%
    Saturated Fat2g10%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat100
    Total Carbohydrate53g18%
    Dietary Fiber7g28%
    Vitamin A15%
    Vitamin C10%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Megan Womeldorf 2 months ago
    So easy and so good. I bake some beyond meatballs with it and my nonvegan bf asks for this recipe all the time!
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    Alexandra 7 months ago
    Wasn't a hit with my non-vegan family, but I enjoyed it! Super easy when using store bought pasta sauce.
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    Steven Tuell a year ago
    Delicious, simple, and easy to personalize.
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    JShmoney a year ago
    I’ve made this dish on 3 or 4 different occasions now and it has gotten better each time!
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    Brittany Cobb a year ago
    Tasted really good and it was easy to make! Love that I have leftovers and it was so few calories
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    Rohan van Eeden 2 years ago
    Delicious. And easy to make.
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    Kim 2 years ago
    Good! Even my meat eating daughter liked it. Easy to make.
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    Aimee Ortega 2 years ago
    Turned out pretty good. My son did not guess there was tofu inside the dish!!
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    Hailey Frey 2 years ago
    i have zero cooking experience and this turned out great!
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    Pat C 2 years ago
    Ive cooked this meal several times and it's always phenomenal.
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    Missy Sager 2 years ago
    it was amazing and so tasty!
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    wendy 2 years ago
    really delicious, taste jusg like cheese.
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    Good for a change but scarce on products.
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    Hello 2 years ago
    Loved it! I added a little extra olive oil and some more seasoning in the blender, and I used a spicy marinara sauce. Will definitely be serving to guests as well!
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    Greetings 2 years ago
    It turned out really well! Both my wife and I enjoyed it fully!
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    Kamilah Cunningham 2 years ago
    I followed the recipe exactly, except using macaroni noodles for the ziti. Unfortunately the family didnt like it. I put ketchup all over it to make the kids eat it. Maybe my spaghetti sauce wasn't flavourful enough. But I wont be trying this one again unfortunately.
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    Avni Desai 2 years ago
    Tried this recipe swapping paneer for tofu :) hubby says it was like his "childhood blanket" comfort food now!
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    It took a while but it was soo good and really easy actually. I loved it
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    Michelle Rodgers 3 years ago
    Very good! I had to use elbow macaroni for the pasta and I added mushrooms
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    LaShunda Brown 3 years ago
    It turned out pretty good. I didn’t mix the sauce with pasta, will do next time. I added lite life Italian sausage. Not bad, will make again.
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    Ann S. 3 years ago
    I was shocked at just how delicious this truly was. I brought it to a Christmas party because I knew there would be two other vegans there and our food choices would be limited if we didn’t go prepared. I must say, it was a hit and I can’t wait to make it again!
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    Cameron Fontenot 3 years ago
    great! first time making it!