Easy peanut butter pasta

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Bored of pasta with tomato sauce? I love pasta but I wanted to try something else that's delicious, easy and super quick to make. This peanut butter pasta is so yummy and you can get all ingredients in your local supermarket. So this is also a great recipe to make when you are on holidays and don't have your usual vegan creature comfort foods available. It's also a perfect quick weekday meal when you come home from work or from the gym and you just want something quick and nourishing without spending ages in the kitchen. In fact you can make this dish in as quickly as 10 minutes!

 

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Easy peanut butter pasta

 

This has become a staple dish for me when I have little time but still long for a high-protein and yummy dish I can whip up in no time.

 

delicious peanut butter pasta for weekdays

 

If you would like to mix up this recipe you can also try it with rice instead of pasta.

 




INGREDIENTS (2 portions):

 

Step 1:

  • Pasta of your choice

Step 2:

  • 1/2 onion
  • 200g brown mushrooms
  • A handful of sun-dried tomatoes

Step 3:

  • 2 heaped tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened soy sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic
  • Cracked black pepper to taste

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METHOD:

 

Step 1:

Cook your pasta of choice according to package instructions.

 

Step 2:

Finely chop up 1/2 onion, 200g brown mushrooms and finely mince a handful of sun-dried tomatoes in oil. Then add all to a pan and fry until the onion softens and the mushrooms are fully cooked. I found there was no need to add further oil as the sun-dried tomatoes were oily enough.

 

Step 3:

Finally add 2 heaped unsweetened tbsp peanut butter, 1 1/2 tbsp unsweetened soy sauce (or to taste), 1 tsp of garlic and cracked pepper to taste. If the sauce gets a bit too dry you can always add a little bit of water to it as well (that wasn't necessary in my case because the mushrooms released quite a lot of water).

Stir with a wooden spoon and then mix in the cooked pasta. Serve with a refreshing mixed salad on the side. Enjoy!

 

And if you like delicious and easy vegan weekday dishes then also try my quinoa bake - perfect for the whole family or for meal planning.

 

easy quinoa bake recipe


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