Mediterranean Pasta

This Mediterranean pasta is the ultimate easy and delicious comfort food. This dish is filled with tofurky, roasted peppers, mushrooms, tomato sauce and fresh pesto. The secret to the delicious tomato sauce is the addition of a hint of Gravelbourg mustard and smoked balsamic vinegar from OLiV. We know you will fall in love with this dish just like we did. Simple, flavourful, amazing!

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Preparation

1

Heat the water & prepare the vegetables: In a large pot, bring salted water to a boil for the pasta.

Rinse and dry all produces.Ā Preheat the oven to 400Ā° F.

Cut theĀ bell pepperĀ and theĀ onion in small dice. Thinly slice theĀ mushrooms.

2

Cook the vegetables and veggie ground: Place theĀ bell pepper, onion and mushroom on a lined baking sheet. Break up the Italian sausage spiced veggie ground on the baking sheet.Ā  Drizzle with oil and season with saltĀ &Ā pepper. Combine.

Bake for 20 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender.

3

Cook the pasta: Add the pastaĀ to the boiling water.Ā  Stir and cook 10 minutes or until desired texture.Ā 

Gluten friendly: The gluten free pasta is aldente in 8 minutes.

4

Drain the pasta: Drain the pasta and add back to the pot.

5

Combine & serve: Add theĀ roasted vegetables, tomato sauce and veggie groundĀ to theĀ pasta. Combine. Heat the tomato sauce on medium heat, stiring regularly, forĀ  3-5 minutes.Ā 

Serve and garnish with pesto.Ā 

Bon AppƩtit!

Ingredients

2 portions

4 portions

6 portions

bell pepper

1

2

3

onion

1

1

1

mushroom

150 gr

300 gr

450 gr

Italian sausage spiced veggie ground

170 gr

340 gr

510 gr

Pasta

180 gr

360 gr

540 gr

tomato sauce

3/4 cup

1 1/2 cup

2 1/4 cup

pesto

1 tbsp

2 tbsp

3 tbsp

GF only - lentils

1/2 cup

1 cup

1 1/2 cup

Recommended Wine Pairings

BERINGER MAIN & VINE CABERNET SAUVIGNON
A strong vanilla flavour with blackberry on the finish. Soft, smooth tannins.Ā 
Region: California, USA
Alcohol: 13%
Price
(SLGA): $12.78

E&J GALLO FAMILY VINEYARDS CHARDONNAY
Flavours of citrus notes, hints of vanilla and a dash of oak. The mouth-feel is soft, with a medium weight and slight crispiness. A lingering finish taste of ripe, red apples.Ā 
Region: California, USA
Colour: White
Alcohol:
12%
Price (SLGA): $10.09

Health Fact

Regina Naturopathic

Dr Craig Herrington Naturopath

MUSHROOM
Mushrooms can produce their own vitamin D from the sun (just like us!) Leaving 3oz of sliced mushrooms in direct sun for 15 minutes gives you 200-800iu of vitamin D!

Cooking with Kids

Regina Naturopathic

Lacey Engel, Registered Dietician

SaucesĀ 
Dips and sauces can be a fun way to customize a meal to your little oneā€™s taste preferences. Think sweet, spicy, savoury, or salty.

Making this recipe with kids?
Ask the child to help by completing step 6.

  • Combine & serveĀ 

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Note: We cannot guarantee any dish is allergen free.Ā 

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