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Vegan Lentil Cajun Pasta

by Cheryl Vella
Vegan-Lentil-Cajun-Pasta

A quick and easy mid-week recipe full of veggies and colour!

Vegan-Lentil-Cajun-Pasta

Vegan-Lentil-Cajun-Pasta

Vegan Lentil Cajun Pasta

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Serves: 2 Prep Time: Cooking Time:
Nutrition facts: 200 calories 20 grams fat
Rating: 5.0/5
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Ingredients

  • 250g pasta of choice
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp Cajun spice
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 can 400g brown lentils
  • 250ml plant-based cream
  • 150g corn (canned or frozen)
  • Salt and Pepper

Instructions

  • Start by cooking your pasta of choice as per packet instructions.
  • Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a pan (If you have a good non-stick pan you can omit the oil).
  • Add the onion and red pepper and fry for 5-6 minutes on medium heat until slightly roasted.
  • Stir in the tomato paste and cook for another minute.
  • Add the Cajun spice, stir to combine, and cook for another minute until fragrant.
  • Stir in the corn, lentils and plant-based cream and allow it to heat through.
  • Season to taste.
  • When the sauce has thickened, stir in the cooked pasta.
  • Serve and enjoy!

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