Chickpea pasta with red sauce

This chickpea pasta with red sauce is high in protein and kids love it too. A healthy twist on the normal pasta!

Chickpeas, small legumes valued worldwide, offer significant health benefits. Rich in fiber, protein, vitamins, and minerals, chickpeas contribute to healthy digestion and can aid in weight management by providing a prolonged sense of satiety. They also contain complex carbohydrates, resulting in stable blood sugar levels.

Additionally, chickpeas are an excellent source of plant-based proteins, crucial for muscle recovery and growth. They contain folate, important for cell regeneration and preventing anemia. Moreover, the antioxidants in chickpeas contribute to anti-inflammatory properties, offering protection against chronic diseases. Due to their versatility, chickpeas are easily incorporated into salads, stews, and hummus, making them a tasty and nutritious addition to a balanced diet.

What you need (for 4 portions of chickpea pasta with red sauce)

  • 1 pack of chickpea pasta
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 3 tins of tomato pieces
  • 1 tbsp oregano and 1 tbsp basil (fresh is even better)
  • 1 pack vega minced meat from the Vegetarian Butcher (you can also make this recipe without minced meat)

Chickpea pasta with red sauce and tomatoes with garnish.

How you make it

Chop the onion, carrot and bell pepper coarsely and fry them in the olive or coconut oil. Add the minced meat and herbs and cook briefly. Add the tomatoes from the tin. Let simmer for 30 minutes with the lid on the pan. Meanwhile, cook the pasta. Serve with nutritional yeast or vegan cheese.

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