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My family and I have started practicing "Meatless Monday" recently as part of our commitment to better health in 2019. I wanted to create a delicious Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce Recipe that my family would love to go with the new Modern Table® Gluten-free, Complete Plant-Protein Pasta. Using fresh ingredients, I had a delicious meal on the table in less than 30 minutes!
Modern Table® Gluten-free, Complete Plant-Protein Pasta is a modern take on pasta using just three simple ingredients - lentils, rice, and peas. There are no binders or fillers and it's Certified Gluten-Free and Non-GMO Project Verified.
Modern Table® protein pasta is also low on the glycemic index, and the protein contains all 9 essential amino acids - the building blocks for lasting energy, muscle health, and good digestion. Plus, they taste great! So much more flavor than traditional pasta!
Modern Table® Gluten-free, Complete Plant-Protein Pasta comes in three varieties - Modern Table® Penne, Modern Table® Rotini, and Modern Table® Elbows, so you can make all of your favorite pasta dishes but in a much more modern, healthy way.
Modern Table® wants to break away from what's traditional to grow and evolve with new ideas on how to live our best lives in every way. We all want the most modern clothing, modern home, and modern tech - why not also go for modern foods that make us feel our best, too?
Each 100g serving of Modern Table® Gluten-free, Complete Plant-Protein Pasta has 20g of plant protein, making it the perfect choice for vegetarians, vegans, or just families like mine who are wanting to make small steps towards better health and a better environment.
We all know that protein is an essential part of being healthy, and with Modern Table® protein pasta, you can still get the healthy protein that you need without having to eat meat. That is a total win-win.
This Delicious Vegetable Pasta goes great with my Keto Garlic Bread!
Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 green bell pepper
- 1 yellow bell pepper
- 1 small yellow onion
- 2 cups fresh mushrooms
- 1 can tomato paste
- 1 teaspoon minced garlic
- 2 teaspoon oregano
- 2 teaspoon dried basil
- 1 cup of water
- 4 tablespoon olive oil, divided
- 1 package Modern Table® Rotini
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Begin by washing the produce and getting it ready to cook. Core and remove seeds and ribs from bell peppers. Dice into small chunks. Wash and remove mushroom stems and slice lengthwise. Set aside. Remove outer layer of onion and dice the same size as your bell peppers.
Pro tip: When slicing onion, keep your mouth closed and breathe only through your nose in order to avoid eyes burning. 🙂
Put 3 tablespoons of olive oil into a deep pan and turn to medium-high heat. Add in peppers and onions and let sauté until peppers begin to brown and onions start to become soft and translucent.
In another pan, bring water to boil for your Modern Table® protein pasta. Add an additional tablespoon of olive oil to water and turn on high heat.
Add in garlic, basil, and oregano. Lower heat to medium and let cook down, stirring often to prevent scorching. Once all vegetables are soft, add in one can of tomato paste and a cup of warm water. Stir together gently until paste has dissolved.
Adjust heat to low and add in fresh mushrooms. Stir well and let vegetable the spaghetti sauce simmer on low while you prepare your Modern Table® protein pasta.
By now, your water should be boiling. Add in the Modern Table® Rotini and boil for 8-9 minutes. Remove from heat and drain with a colander.
Check on your Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce. If you want it a bit thinner, consider adding some of the water from the pasta to the sauce.
While hot, put Modern Table® protein pasta in your favorite bowl and load with Vegetable Spaghetti Sauce! Enjoy!
One of my favorite parts about this meal is that it was terrific fresh... and even better the next day! This is perfect for my weekly meal prep! It would also be great to make for new moms, new neighbors, or just a dinner party with friends.
I simply divided my pasta and vegetable spaghetti sauce into airtight containers and put in the fridge. To reheat, cover with a damp paper towel and heat in 30 second increments until the desired temperature.
Unlike other plant protein pasta that I have tried, Modern Table® holds its texture even after refrigerating and reheating.
Modern Table® Gluten-free, Complete Plant-Protein Pasta made our Meatless Monday Vegetable Spaghetti easy and delicious and will most definitely be a part of other meals throughout the week.