Connect with us

Recipes

HIGH-PROTEIN VEGANUARY MEALS DAY 1: pasta al’arrabiata made this absolute class…


HIGH-PROTEIN VEGANUARY MEALS DAY 1: pasta al’arrabiata 🌶 made this absolute classic become a high-protein dish through many little tricks (such as the addition of chickpeas) revealed in the recipe below 😜if using chickpea pasta this packs about 40g protein, if just using regular pasta that’s still approx 30g 😜💪🏼💪🏼 super fresh, packed full of b12 & all those vits and the perfect New Year’s Day cure 🍝

🌶 pasta al’arrabiata 🌶 serves 2
• 175g dry pasta (regular or chickpea) • 300g cherry tomatoes • 1 red onion • 4 cloves garlic • 1tbsp olive oil • 2tsp balsamic vinegar • 1tsp apple cider vinegar • 1.5 tbsp tomato paste • 1 red bell pepper, chopped • 1tsp oregano • 1 red chilli • 1tsp smoked paprika • 1 can of chickpeas • 100g ‘chicken’ or soya chunks (optional) • handful of basil • 1tbsp nutritional yeast (opt) •

– bang the chilli, garlic, pepper and onion into a pan with the oil and some salt
– cook for 2 mins then chuck in the ‘chicken pieces’ if using, and the tomatoes
– cook for 2 more minutes before adding in your vinegar, tomato paste, nutritional yeast, paprika & oregano – add the chickpeas simmer for 15 mins (add in a splash of water if needed), season with salt and pepper
– cook pasta according to pack, reserve some pasta water
– season your sauce and toss through the drained pasta, adding splashes if pasta water if need to loosen, or some nooch if wanting to thicken
– stir through the basil leaves and serve up with some rocket leaves and more nooooch🍝🥳🥰

– [ ]

Trending