One Pot Chickpea Pasta

Yields: 4 Servings Prep Time: 10 Mins Cook Time: 20 Mins Total Time: 30 Mins


0/11 Ingredients
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0/6 Instructions
  • Cook 1 box of Explore Cuisine Red Lentil Penne according to package directions.
  • In a separate large pot over medium heat, add olive oil, onion, carrots and celery. Cook about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and thyme sprigs. Add chickpeas and vegetable stock. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, lower to a simmer, cook 10 minutes.
  • Ladle out 1 ½ cups of chickpeas and ¼ cup stock, add to blender. (it’s ok if you get some veg in there too!) Blend until smooth. Return puree to pot.
  • Add pasta, check seasoning and consistency. If sauce has become too thick, add a bit more stock or water to thin out.
  • Serve warm with fresh thyme leaves and olive oil drizzle.

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