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Mushroom And Sun-Dried Tomatoes Pasta With Garlic Sauce

4.50 from 4 votes

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Looking to cook an easy vegan meal over the weekend ? This light and flavorsome pasta calls for minimal ingredients and is ready in no time. It makes use of a chickpeas and tomato paste instead of the calorie laden cashew paste that is a vegan staple. Moreover it is great with some wine. Just perfect when you want to cook a quick batch, sit back and relax !!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Recipe CategoryVegetarian
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
CuisineItalian
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 2
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Ingredients
  

  • 150 gm Spaghetti
  • 1 cup sliced Portobello mushroom
  • 1/2 cup sun-dried tomatoes chopped into small pieces
  • 3-4 fat garlic cloves finely minced
  • 2-3 tsp chickpeas paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp chilli flakes
  • fresh herbs for garnishing
  • Salt
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Instructions
 

  • Bring a big pot of water to a boil.
  • Add enough salt to make it taste like seawater and get it to a rolling boil.
  • Add the spaghetti and cook for 15 mins ( or as mentioned on the packet ) till al-dente.
  • Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water. Drain the spaghetti using a colander. Give it a good shake to remove any excess water.
  • Heat the olive oil in a wok.
  • Add the minced garlic and red chili flakes. Fry till fragrant.
  • Add the mushrooms and turn up the heat. Saute for 3 mins.
  • Next add the sun-dried tomatoes and saute for a minute.
  • Take the chickpeas paste, tomato paste, and 1/2 cup pasta water in a bowl. Mix it into a thin paste . Add to the wok.
  • Let the sauce simmer for 2-3 mins. Add the spaghetti to the wok and toss gently.
  • Let the spaghetti soak up the flavors of the sauce. Once the excess liquid disappears, add the oregano, fresh herbs and remove from the flame.
  • Serve warm.
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Notes

  • This pasta can be easily reheated in a microwave.
  • Just preserve a bit of the pasta water and add it to the cooked spaghetti before putting it in the microwave.
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4.50 from 4 votes
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Sweta Biswal
Sweta Biswal

From authentic recipes from Odisha to low calorie delights, I blog and share it. It is a reflection of my healthy eating and living habits.

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