Dinner

VEGGIE & CHICKPEA PASTA.

February 24, 2022

Ok, I confess. Pasta has got to be one of my all time favourite dishes. Not only is it satisfying & full of goodness, but it is so easy and quick to make, honestly, what's not to love?

I have worked closely with my dear friend & nutritionist, Chrissy Freer, to come up with the ultimate veggie & chickpea pasta recipe, that will no doubt become a staple in your household. I can guarantee that you will love this, just as much as I do.

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recipe.

serves 2

 

prep: 10 min

cook: 30 min

 

ingredients.

1 tbs extra-virgin olive oil

1 small red onion, finely chopped

1 carrot, finely chopped

1 stick celery, diced

1 garlic clove, crushed

1 tbs no-added salt tomato paste

400g tin diced tomatoes

1 cup rinsed and drained chickpeas

Cooked wholemeal or legume pasta, to serve

Grated parmesan and fresh basil leaves, to serve

 

method.

1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion, carrot and celery, stirring, for 6-7 minutes or until softened. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute or until fragrant.

 

2. Add the tomato paste and stir to combine. Add the diced tomatoes and 60ml (1/4 cup) water and bring to the boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes or until thickened. Add the chickpeas and simmer for 2-3 minutes or until chickpeas are warmed through.

 

3. Serve pasta sauce on steamed wholemeal or legume pasta. Sprinkle with grated parmesan or fresh basil if you wish.

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