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Thyme Squash, Mushroom and Chickpea Pasta

Thyme Squash and Mushroom Pasta

Thyme Squash and Mushroom Pasta

Pasta with sauce made of squash and mushrooms is creamy and slightly sweet.   It gives the pasta a lightness to it in addition to a vibrance from its lovely bright orange color.  In this recipe, I’ve taken flat noodle pasta with squash, enoki mushrooms, and chickpeas for a full delicious meal.  All the ingredients seem to work well together.  Especially chickpeas with the cream of squash.  This pasta is really easy to make.  It takes less than 20 minutes and I did admittedly put it together with some left overs.  You can too.  Use mushrooms in your fridge or any other vegetable like greens and mix it with this pasta and chickpeas.  It is packed with nutrition and at the same time satisfies my craving for comfort food.

Pasta is some of the most delicious and the easiest dishes to cook up.  They flavor well with just about anything and you can count on making a good pasta dish with whatever you have in your fridge.  I would be very surprised if you didn’t have dry pasta in your pantry.  In my cubbard you can find – penne pasta, spaghetti, angel hair, egg noodle, flat noodle, tortellini and macaroni.  You can also find 20 different types of rice and beans.  That would be in another post.

Thyme Squash and Mushroom Pasta

I continue this wintery journey with squash.  I can’t get enough of the creamy, slightly sweet and brilliantly colored veggie that I add into pastas, salads, stews, soup, you name it.  As you continue to stay warm, keep in mind that comforting foods can be really good for you and satisfies in a very soulful way.  The body can feel good from a delicious, well balanced meal and keep you healthy at the same time.

Squash is highly nutritious with especially large amounts of vitamin A and minerals.   You can always count on them to provide you with you a nice glowing skin.  I eat so much of it these days because it makes me feel good during cold winter days.  The slightly sweet and soft texture of squash goes so well with most dishes.  Hope you enjoy this recipe!

Total Time:  17 Minutes        Prep Time:  7 Minutes       Cooking Time: 10 Minutes   Serves 2-3 People

In a blender, add large pieces of squash, coconut milk, garlic cloves, sea salt, and thyme.

Place the blended sauce into a sauce pan and simmer for 7 minutes in low heat.

Add a can of organic chick peas and enoki mushrooms in to the sauce.

In another sauce pan, cook the flat noodle pasta for 7 minutes.

Mix the pasta into the sauce.

Top with some parmesan or vegan parmesan  and it’s ready to serve.

Ingredients:

2 cups of squash sliced

1 cup of coconut milk

1 teaspoon of sea salt

1 teaspoon of raw coconut sugar

1 teaspoon of dried thyme

1 can of organic chick peas

1 package of organic enoki mushrooms

1/2 package of flat noodle pasta

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Thyme Squash, Mushroom and Chickpea Pasta
 
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Delicious thyme squash pasta with mushrooms and chickpeas. Easy in 17 minutes.
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Recipe type: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 2-3
Ingredients
  • 2 cups of squash sliced
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 teaspoon of sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon of raw coconut sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of dried thyme
  • 1 can of organic chick peas
  • 1 package of organic enoki mushrooms
  • ½ package of flat noodle pasta
Instructions
  1. In a blender, add large pieces of squash, coconut milk, garlic cloves, sea salt, and thyme.
  2. Place the blended sauce into a sauce pan and simmer for 7 minutes in low heat.
  3. Add a can of organic chick peas and enoki mushrooms in to the sauce.
  4. In another sauce pan, cook the flat noodle pasta for 7 minutes.
  5. Mix the pasta into the sauce.
  6. Top with some parmesan or vegan parmesan  and it's ready to serve.
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