- 1 package old fashioned dumplings (12 ounces)
- 1 pound non-beef crumbles (i.e. fake ground beef)
- 2 8-ounce cans tomato sauce
- 1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
- 1/2 teaspoon sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 1 8-ounce carton Toffuti non-dairy sour cream
- 1 8-ounce package Toffuti cream cheese, softened
- 1/2 cup soy milk
- 1 small onion, chopped onion
- 1 10-ounce package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and well drained
- 1 cup shredded Daiya cheddar cheese (4 ounces)
Grease a 2-quart casserole or a 2-quart square baking dish; set aside. Cook noodles according to package directions; drain and set aside.
Meanwhile, in a large pot add beef, tomato sauce, basil, sugar, garlic powder, salt, and pepper.
Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes.
In prepared casserole or baking dish, layer half of the noodles (about 2 cups).
Add half of the meat mixture.
Top with half of the cream cheese mixture.
Top with all of the spinach.
Add the remaining noodles and meat mixture.
Cover and chill remaining cream cheese mixture until needed. Cover casserole or baking dish with lightly greased foil. Bake in 350 degree F oven about 45 minutes or until heated through. Uncover; spread with remaining cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with the cheddar cheese.
Bake, uncovered, about 10 minutes more or until cheese is melted. Let stand for 10 minutes before serving.
Serve with a side salad and a glass of your favorite vino. Enjoy!