Put a large pot of water on to boil pasta. while we are waiting on it to come to a boil. take leftover caponata and put it in a sauce pan. bring it to a low simmer and allow to simmer until pasta is cooked thru.
Drain the pasta and return it to the hot pot. Toss with the 1/2 cup grated rice topping. Add Hot caponata and mix well.
Transfer to a baking dish. Top with shredded vegan cheese, crushed red pepper, and parsley. place baking dish under the broiler to brown and bubble the cheese. serve immediately.