EASY ARRABIATA [VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN FREE]

SEPTEMBER 2019 | The Honest Spoon

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This is one of those things I don’t usually share. It’s so simple, so easy….that I think people won’t be interested. Then, there’s a part of me that says “ it’s SO EASY people DO want to know”! Alas, here we are- the other side won.

To be clear- we just spent the entire day outside doing yard work. We were all tired and hungry. I was is NO mood to be making dinner. I spotted a can of diced tomatoes in the pantry, grabbed some angel hair and decided to make a 20 minute arrabiata.

SO easy! WHY don’t I make this more often???? I used to love when my Mom made this growing up!!! Extra bonus? My boys love it too!

Here’s what you’ll need:

Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Half of one Onion

Four cloves garlic

One 15 oz can of PLAIN diced tomatoes

Basil

Chili Flakes

One pound (one box) pasta

Let’s get cooking!!!

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If you want to hear me rave about gluten free pasta, or if you’re looking for another vegan option- check out these easy pasta recipes:

Rustic Cauliflower Pasta  

Simple Summer Pasta

Creamy Cauliflower Leek Soup

Creamy Mushroom Soup

EASY ARRABIATA [VEGAN, VEGETARIAN, GLUTEN FREE]

| Serves 6 |

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 pound cooked Barilla Angel Hair ( for gluten free- Barilla Gluten Free Spaghetti )

  • 15oz can plain diced tomatoes * 1/2 can water (see Method below)

  • 1/2 med onion, minced

  • 1/2 tsp of chili flakes

  • 4 minced garlic cloves

  • 1/3C extra virgin olive oil

  • 1/2 tsp salt

  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper

  • 8-12 Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped

METHOD, sauce:

1. Combine olive oil , onion, garlic and chili flakes in a large nonstick skillet until starting to turn clear. Do not brown onion.

2. Add tomatoes, half can of water (use empty tomato can), half chopped basil and salt & pepper.. Cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes.

3. Add 1 lb cooked pasta to saute. Stir, garnish with the rest of basil and serve immediately.

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