VEGETARIAN PASTA BOLOGNESE. Healthy Mediterranean cuisine.

VEGETARIAN PASTA BOLOGNESE. Healthy Mediterranean cuisine.

This vegetarian pasta bolognese is tasty, easy, fast to put together, and healthy all at the same time.

YIELD: 4-5 SERVINGS TOTAL TIME: 20 MINUTES MAX!

INGREDIENTS:

1 lb whole wheat spaghetti

4 tablespoons olive oil

2-3 carrots, chopped

1 red onion, chopped

12 oz soy chorizo,

1 tablespoon dried oregano

6 oz tomato paste

1 teaspoon salt

3 garlic cloves, chopped

1/2 cup white wine

1 tablespoon soy sauce

14 oz marinara sauce

14 oz can chopped tomatoes

1/4 cup heavy cream or coconut milk

Parmesan, optional

Red pepper flakes, optional

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Cook pasta to aldente stage and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a 12 inch nonstick pan. Add carrots and onions and cook for 2-3 minutes. Add garlic, oregano, and red pepper flakes if using and cook further for 30 seconds to 1 minute.
  3. Add the white wine and cook until it is reduced, about 4-5 minutes. Add tomato paste, tomato sauce, canned tomatoes and soy sauce and stir to combine.
  4. Pour in the heavy cream and stir. Let the sauce simmer for 5 minutes or so. If you find the sauce is too thick for you you can add a little bit of water. Add the soy chorizo and combine.
  5. Incorporate the cooked pasta to the sauce and serve with Parmesan cheese if you like.

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