Mixed Bell Pepper & Mushroom Spaghetti

A vegan pasta meal that’s fresh and full of flavour. Fun pops of colour peak through a nest of Italpasta spaghetti. Quick and easy to make, even for the most novice of cooks.

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Prep Time: 8 mins
Cook Time: 17 mins
Serves: 2

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pkg Italpasta Spaghetti
  • 1 tbsp Italpasta Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/4 lb mushrooms (cremini or button), cleaned, sliced
  • 1/2 onion (red), finely chopped
  • 3 clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 lb mixed bell peppers, stems and seeds removed, finely chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2 tsp salt, add to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, add to taste
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

Instructions

  • In a large skillet, heat 1/2 of the olive oil over moderate heat.
  • Add mushrooms and sauté until edges become golden, stirring occasionally.
  • Add onion, garlic, bell peppers and remaining oil to skillet. Season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes or until peppers are tender.
  • Meanwhile, cook pasta according to package directions.  Drain, reserving 1 cup (250 ml) of pasta water.
  • Add cooked spaghetti, pasta water, tomatoes and parsley to the skillet and toss over moderate heat for 1 minute. Serve with an extra drizzle of oil and more chopped parsley.

Nutritional Analysis

Calories: 409kcal | Carbohydrates: 71g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 9g | Sodium: 18mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 47% | Vitamin C: 362% | Calcium: 2% | Iron: 27%