Cookwithus#13! 15 Minute Prep. Meal! 🍝Vegan Pesto Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes 🍅@Cooknbake

in cookwithus •  last year  (edited)

Vegan Pesto Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes
in 15 Minutes!
@Cooknbake


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LETS GO VEGAN!

Here's a new recipe I just tried out. I don't cook vegan usually but I have been wanting to try this out for quite a while. It literally took me 15 minutes to prepare this meal and was delicious! (my kids, which are picky eaters, even loved it :D)
A simple, fast and healthy meal on the table in 15 minutes!

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Heres my entry for this weeks @cookwithus LETS GO VEGAN challenge!! -
run by @chefsteve , @pandamama and @offoodandart :

Healthy Vegan Pesto Pasta With Cherry Tomatoes
@Cooknbake:

Ingredients:

1 cup fresh arugula

1 cup fresh basil
¾ lemon, juiced
½ cup olive oil
1/3 cup water
3 garlic cloves, peeled
1 teaspoon pepper
2 teaspoons salt
1¼ cups almond meal


400gr vegan pasta
½ cup reserved pasta water
Cherry tomatoes, cut into halves


Method:

-In a blender combine basil, arugula, lemon juice, olive oil and water and blend for 1-2 minutes.
-Add in the garlic, salt, pepper and almond meal and blend to your desired consistency:



-Cook the pasta according to the packaging instructions.
*When draining the pasta - reserve ½ cup of water.


-Return pasta into the pot, add the pesto sauce, water and cherry tomatoes and mix together.
SERVE an ENJOY!!

Hope you liked!

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ENJOY EACH BITE!

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Simple Recipes @Cooknbake :)

More simple recipes to come! So stay tuned :)

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I love reading your thoughts and comments! Any feedback is always welcome ! So please keep 'em coming! :)

See you soon!

Have a great week!

Much Love ❤️
@Cooknbake
Simple recipes for any home :)

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This looks delicious 😀. Love the presentation. Your blog posts always look so nice. Wish I knew how to make them look like that. Haha.

Thank you for your lovely comment @alphasteem! Glad you like the layouts:) I appreciate it, especially coming from you, with your fun and interesting videos, which I came across recently !!You make it look so simple to do! Lol:) I love it!
I thought about starting videos, i hope i will eventually...
Thanks for stopping by, have a great day🤗

As promised upped and resteemed in both accounts! I love delicious but easy dishes on busy weekdays!😋😋😋✌following younow!

Happy to hear @momskitchen! (Sorry 4 the late reply!😫) same goes here!

Welcome back! Great to have you amongst us again. Your dish looks amazing. Good luck.

Thank you so much @foodforsoul for the warm welcome 😙 Its fun to be back! 💪🤗 thanks for the support! Good luck to you too- your dish (as always ) looks amazing and delicious!! Never tried tiramisu made like that!

How’s your little one settling in?

10x 4 asking @foodforsoul😁 (and sorry for the late reply...)
Hes adorable!!! I forgot how tiny they are as newborns😄! Nights are a bit challenging at the moment .. but its definitely worth it!🤗

You don’t have to apologise I know exactly how time flies when you have a little one around ;)

Hello @cooknbake, nice to see you back on your feet. Question about the 1/2 cup of water. Does it function as a paste for the ingredients? So that it sticks to the pasta or what does it do to the pasta?

Hi @harlot:) Yup, trying to get back to routine as fast as I can! Thank you :) The sauce can be a bit thick when mixing it together with the pasta. Adding the water while mixing together gives it a nicer and smoother consistency. Hope you get a chance to try it out! Ill be happy to know how it turned out if you do :))

Oh that is what it do. Thank you for clarifying :) Maybe replacing the water with Olive Oil is also a good idea? Sorry I am just worried that the water will flush out the taste (I am pretty new to this one).

Olive oil would be great as well! 🤗

Looking good ma cherie, yuuuum!

Woukd be perfect with zoodles too 🤤🤤🤤🤤

Good luck!

  ·  last year (edited)

Merci, merci cherie! 🤗 zooodles!! (I love that name!!😄) I never tasted them, though im sure itll go great with this sauce @thekitchenfairy!
Hmmm... i need to try it..🤔🤔🤔

I had to google arugula, now I know!!
Definitely going to try to this now. Thanks

Great! hope you get a chance to try it out @livinguktaiwan😁 Id be happy to know how it turned out! 🤗

  ·  last year (edited)

Yum, I love vegan pesto pasta!

Its my first time vegan pesto- i love it too @choogirl! I love anything with basil.. and actually anything with pasta!!😄

It looks beautiful, it’s tasty (I should trust), it’s healthy and it’s vegan!! What could be better! Well done, @cooknbake!

I appreciate your great comment and support @oleg326756! Yup, it was tasty! First time i went vegan for this type of dish and loved it!
Thanks for stopping by, glad you liked it !🤗

Mmmm! looks delicious @cooknbake ! I love your lay out as well! I will follow you in my @momskitchen blog and also upvote and resteem your post for you there as well! thanks for sharing!😋😋😋✌👍

Yay!! Thank you so much!!😙💃🕺

Excellent publication! If you want to know about nutrition, I invite you to read my blog :)

Thank you @raizelroldan

Pasta is my favourite .

Mine too @unknownmystery!! I can eat it any day and with anything!!🍝🍝🍝

Great !

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Ohhh give me some please!! All my fav ingredients in one recipe! Plus is healthy!! Love your recipe!

Thank you so much @missdeli! Its my first time cooking it vegan and I loved it🤗 basil.. pasta... almonds... yummm, my favorite as well😄!

Hello!
It is Yotaro! !

It is a very interesting post!
I hope to enjoy with you in the future! !

Nice to meet you @ytrphoto (yotaro!)🤗 will see you around soon!

Wow! This looks delicious and your directions are clear and concise! Great post!

Sorry for the late reply, thank you so much @squishysquid! Glad you think so🤗 thanks for stopping by and commenting

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Awesome dish! It looks so fresh and tasty. The almonds and rocket with basil make a great pesto for the pasta! It is so nice to hear that your children liked it too because it is healthy!

Hi @chefsteve! Yup, It was very tasty and a very light and healthy sauce to go with the patsa:) I usually go with the non vegan version of pesto, with the parmesan and pine nuts but this version I loved even more! And yes, having the kids love it was great!! 🕺💃

I always like it when I try something new and then enjoy it. Glad this was your experience as well and that your kids gave it a thumbs up.

I love the simplicity of your dish and the use of just a few ingredients to create a wholesome and flavorful pasta dish. This is a good example of 'less is more'.

Me too @offoodandart! I love trying out new things and end up loving them and happily adding them to my daily recipes. I especially focus on sharing the simple cooking recipes that arent a big fuss so that also people who arent big cooking fans would be able to try them out and enjoy them as well! So with just a few ingredients... poof! Youve got your meal set😄😄Less is definitely more here! 😁

I totally get it. Plus, a few ingredients doesn't mean less delicious food. Sometimes a few means you highlight the flavor of each of the ingredients rather than mask or disguise them with lots of other stuff.

And we don't always have lots of time to spare in the kitchen. Life gets busy!