Pasta and Chickpeas
Pasta served with a healthy chickpea and vegetable sauce.
red onion - finely chopped
carrots - chopped
red pepper - chopped
garlic cloves - crushed
tin chopped tomatoes
Pasta of choice
Heat the oil in a saucepan and add the onion, carrots and garlic.
Fry on a medium heat until the onion starts to become translucent.
Add the pepper and herbs and fry for another minute.
Add the tomatoes, puree, vegetable stock and chickpeas and allow to simmer until the carrots soften. *
Meanwhile cook pasta (of your choice) according to pack instructions.
Combine the pasta and sauce and serve with a sprinkling of parmesan cheese and some chilli flakes (optional)
*If you want a smooth sauce, with the veggies hidden, then simmer without the chickpeas then blend and add the chickpeas.