Mushroom And Sun-Dried Tomatoes Pasta With Garlic Sauce

4.50 from 4 votes

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 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Served AsBrunch, Dinner, Lunch
Recipe Taste Salty, Tangy
Servings 2


  • 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 teaspoon chickpeas paste
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon chilli flakes
  • fresh herbs for garnishing
  • Salt


  • 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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  • 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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