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A plate of garlicky mushroom penne

Garlicky mushroom penne

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  • Preparation and cooking time
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  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Add protein to a vegan pasta dish by using a low-fat hummus in the sauce. With the mushrooms and wholemeal penne, you have a healthy and filling dinner

  • Healthy
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
low inkcal436
low infat12g


  • 210g can chickpeas , no need to drain
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 large garlic clove
  • 1 tsp vegetable bouillon
  • 2 tsp tahini
  • ¼ tsp ground coriander
  • 115g wholemeal penne
  • 2 tsp rapeseed oil
  • 2 red onions , halved and sliced
  • 200g closed cup mushrooms , roughly chopped
  • ½ lemon , juiced
  • generous handful chopped parsley


  • STEP 1

    To make the hummus, tip a 210g can chickpeas with the liquid into a bowl and add 1 tbsp lemon juice, 1 large garlic clove, 1 tsp vegetable bouillon, 2 tsp tahini and ¼ tsp ground coriander.

  • STEP 2

    Blitz to a wet paste with a hand blender, still retaining some texture from the chickpeas.

  • STEP 3

    Cook 115g wholemeal penne pasta according to the pack instructions.

  • STEP 4

    Meanwhile, heat 2 tsp rapeseed oil in a non-stick wok or large frying pan and add 2 halved and sliced red onions and 200g roughly chopped closed cup mushrooms, stirring frequently until softened and starting to caramelise.

  • STEP 5

    Toss together lightly, squeeze over the juice of ½ a lemon and serve, adding a dash of water to loosen the mixture a little if needed. Scatter with a generous handful of chopped parsley.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, September 2017

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