Vegan pasta pesto

Do you fancy an easy, healthy pasta? This vegan pesto pasta is healthy and delicious.

Vegan pasta pesto with avocado, spinach, and artichokes is a delectable and nutritious twist on the classic Italian dish. The creamy richness of avocado adds a luscious texture to the pesto sauce, providing a satisfying and dairy-free alternative. Spinach contributes not only vibrant color but also a wealth of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, enhancing the overall nutritional profile of the dish.

Artichokes, with their unique flavor, bring a savory and slightly tangy element to the mix, complementing the creamy avocado and herbaceous pesto. The combination of these fresh, plant-based ingredients results in a pasta dish that is both indulgent and health-conscious.

The avocado-based pesto is a powerhouse of healthy fats, contributing to heart health and providing a satiating component to the meal. This vegan pasta option not only caters to those with dietary preferences but also showcases the versatility and creativity that can be achieved in plant-based cooking. It’s a dish that proves plant-based eating can be both flavorful and nourishing, making it an excellent choice for individuals seeking a delicious and wholesome alternative to traditional pasta dishes.

What you need (for 3-4 persons)

  • olive oil
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 pepper
  • 250 grams of leaf spinach
  • 20 olives
  • 1 can artichoke hearts
  • 2 avocados
  • 1 red pepper
  • hand pumpkin seeds
  • 4 tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp pesto or a bunch of fresh basil
  • 250 grams uncooked (split peas) pasta
  • to taste: pepper, salt, curry powder and paprika powder

Vegan pasta pesto op een bord met basilicum.

How you make it

Cut the onion and garlic into pieces. Heat a little olive oil in a frying pan, and fry the garlic and onion. Cook the pasta according to the method of preparation. Cut the zucchini, peppers, artichoke hearts, avocado, red pepper and tomatoes into pieces. Stir fry the zucchini and paprika in the frying pan for a few minutes, then add the artichoke hearts, red pepper and herbs to taste. Finally the pieces of tomato, avocado and fresh spinach (short stir-fry).
Drain the pasta and scoop in a large bowl and mix together with the pesto. Finally mix the vegetables from the frying pan with the pumpkin seeds.

All recipes from bbb health boutique are tasty, healthy and plant-based. Here you will find an overview of all our delicious recipes.

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