Veggie Rotini
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Veggie Rotini | Ethical and Chic

This Veggie Rotini is one delicious pasta recipe. It's quite filling and healthy, packed with chickpeas, spinach, tomatoes, and asparagus! It's even better the next day! Swap out your normal pasta salad for this healthy one!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Vegan
Servings: 6
Author: Michaelle Barbor

Ingredients

  • 1 pack rotini
  • 2 cup fresh spinach
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 2 cups chopped asparagus
  • 1 cup tomatoes cut in cube or 1 cup cherry tomatoes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 15 oz can chickpea
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice

Instructions

  • Cook the pasta according to packaging.
  • Meanwhile, add the spinach, garlic, and milk in a food processor. Blend for 30 seconds. Set aside.
  • Clean out the food processor, blend the chickpeas with the lemon juice for 15 seconds. The peas still need to be a bit chunky, not smooth.
  • Meanwhile, boil the asparagus for 5 minutes.
  • Drain the cooked pasta.
  • Combine the spinach mixture with the pasta.
  • Follow by the chopped veggies, thyme, salt, and pepper.
  • Add the chickpea mixture and asparagus.
  • Give everything a stir!
  • At this point, you can either the pasta to the stove to cook for another five minutes or serve as is.
  • Enjoy!