This is my new favorite pasta recipe, I made this for lunch yesterday and I felt like it was the perfect meal for a romantic vegan lunch with your lover, but alas even if my lover was with me he doesn’t like tomatoes or asparagus so I was left to dream about my fake romantic vegan meal!
This is a simple vegan pasta that’s perfect for a romantic lunch or dinner. The roasted tomatoes cover the spaghetti perfectly.
ROASTED TOMATO AND ASPARAGUS PASTA –serves 2
- enough spaghetti for 2
- 2 cups Cherry tomatoes, halved
- 10 asparagus spears, chopped
- 1/2 cup unsalted roasted sunflower seeds
- 1 cup baby spinach chopped
- 1/4 cup fresh basil, chopped
- 2 tbsp Olive oil
- salt and black pepper
- 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
- juice of half a lemon
Preheat oven to 400F
In a bowl mix the tomatoes and asparagus together with the oil making sure its completely covered in oil. On a baking sheet spread out the tomatoes and asparagus and Roast for 20 minutes ( stir the tomatoes around after 10 minutes).
In a large bowl add the spinach,sunflower seeds, pasta, basil, tomatoes and asparagus, mix well. Season with the cayenne, salt, pepper and lemon juice and mix well. Serve with crusty bread or a salad.
Hopefully someone can use this as a romantic meal for a lovely vegan or vegetarian. Enjoy the weekend! Its been sunny and beautiful here, perfect weather for a beach trip.