Baked Ziti with Spinach and Chickpeas

INGREDIENTS

  • 450 g ziti pasta (you can substitute for Penne)
  • 1 400 g can chickpeas, or 1 1/2 cups
  • 4 cups spaghetti sauce (pasta sauce0
  • 2–4 cups baby spinach leaves, depending on how much you like
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded cheese, Angel Foods have great a vegan cheese selection in the cheese section of your supermarket. Or you can purchase cheese. from Robinson’s Market

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Pre-heat oven to 200 degrees C.  Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil.  Add ziti noodles and cook according to package directions.
  • Drain noodles and add back into the pot.  Stir in spaghetti sauce, chickpeas and spinach.
  • Add half the noodle mixture into a large baking dish and cover with half of the cheese mixture.  Add the rest of the noodles on top and cover with the remaining cheese.
  • Cover with foil and bake until pasta is heated through and cheese is melted, 20-25 minutes.