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Looking for a delicious pasta recipe that caters to many different dietary needs? Look no further than this alternative pasta al forno recipe! This dish is Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Halal, Kosher, and vegan, making it the perfect option for many more people. With its hearty pasta, hearty vegetables and flavorful spices, this dish is sure to satisfy even the pickiest eaters. So why wait? Gather your ingredients and get ready to enjoy a delicious meal that brings more people to the table!



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Serves 4

320 g Barilla® Gluten-free Fusilli
150 g Baby onions
200 g Belly peppers
150 g Zucchini
150 g Cherry Tomato
200 g Vegan mozzarella
200 g Tofu extra-firm
15 g Nutritional yeast
40 ml Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)
To taste Fresh basil
to taste Salt


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

Here are the five easy steps of the alternative Italian baked pasta recipe:

Step 2

Clean up the baby onions and cut them into slices. Clean up and cut in 4 slices cherry tomatoes. Clean up the belly peppers by removing the stalk, the inner seeds and the while membrane inside, then chop into thin slices or cubes. Clean the zucchini and cut into cubes.

  • baby onions
  • bell peppers
  • cherry tomatoes

Step 3

In a large pan greased with 10 ml EVO, pour salt, the peppers and baby onions and zucchini.( all veggies) Cook at medium heat for a few minutes, then add half glass of water and let cook for an additional 10-15 minutes. Cooking time might depend on the peppers variety.

  • zucchini
  • extra virgin olive oil (EVOO)

Step 4

In the meantime, cook the pasta into salted boiling water according to package directions. Drain 3 minutes before the recommended cooking time. In the pan where all veggies were cooked, toss the pasta and whip quickly. Add the vegan mozzarella and diced tofu into cubes. Mix well.

  • Pasta
  • vegan mozzarella
  • tofu

Step 5

Pour the pasta into a greased baking tray, add the nutritional yeast and garnish with basil leaves. Cook pasta in a pre-heated oven at 200° C for 20 minutes. To get a crunchy surface, finish cooking with a few minutes in grill position.

  • nutritional yeast
  • basil

Passive cooking

Did you know you can now cook your pasta cutting emission by up to 80%? Try using Passive Cooking, and innovative method that involves using residual heat from just-boiled water to cook pasta, eliminating the need for constant boiling and monitoring. The result is a more sustainable, energy-efficient, and time-saving way to cook pasta.


In conclusion, this pasta al forno recipe with variations is a perfect choice for those who whant to enjoy a healthy and satisfying meal. It is Gluten-free, Lactose-free, Halal, Kosher, and vegan. The combination of the hearty veggies, the creamy cashew cheese, and the perfectly cooked pasta creates a delicious and satisfying plate that will leave you feeling full and happy. So, whether you are hosting a dinner party or looking for a comforting meal, this pasta al forno recipe is a must-try.

Spaghetti No. 5

Cooking for someone can be a true sign of love, for this reason Barilla offers you more than 35 shapes of pasta to say “I love you”, “I miss you” or “Sorry”. Italians know the familiar Blue Box means quality, perfectly al dente pasta every time. That's why Barilla has been an Italian favorite for over 145 years.

  • Pack size 500 g