Creamy Vegan Mushroom Pasta

Ingredients:

MUSHROOM SAUCE


TO SERVE
  • 2 servings Pasta of choice - pictured is gluten free brown rice spaghetti 
  • ​​​​​​​2 cups diced pumpkin - OPTIONAL (can add other veggies if you like) 

( Recipe and images Copyright Pureharvest 2018)
 
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Instructions:
  • If you’re using the pumpkin, start the recipe by getting this into the oven to roast. Drizzle in a
    little olive oil, spread out over a tray and bake at 180C until soft.

  • Prepare for the mushroom sauce by whisking together the almond milk and tapioca flour,
    and then set this aside. Also finely chop up about half of the parsley leaves.

  • Finely slice the onion and garlic. Heat up a fry pan to a high heat and add 1 tbsp of olive oil.
    Add the onion and garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes or until the garlic smells fragrant and the
    onion is just translucent. Add the sliced mushrooms, dried thyme and another tablespoon of
    olive oil, and cook for another 2-3 minutes or until the mushrooms are browning and
    softening.

  • Reduce the heat of the stove to low-moderate. Sprinkle over the nutritional yeast, tamari and
    a grind of black pepper (don’t add salt now as you’ll want to check how salty the tamari will
    make it). Stir the mixture so everything is incorporated.

  • Grab the tapioca/almond milk mixture. Give it a quick whisk to ensure the flour is mixed in,
    then pour it into the pan. Stir everything together, and the sauce should bubble and thicken.
    Sprinkle in the chopped parsley leaves. Continue to cook until the sauce is thickened to your
    liking then remove from the heat. Taste test and season with salt and pepper as necessary.

  • Cook pasta according the packet instructions. Once the pasta is cooked and drained, return
    it to the cooking pot and stir through half the mushroom sauce, and add the roasted pumpkin
    in too if using it. This can be done over a low heat on the stove to warm everything up.

  • Divide the pasta between two serving bowls. Top with the remaining mushroom sauce and
    the rest of the fresh parsley. Serve!

 

(Recipes and Images Copyright Chef Pureharvest 2018)

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