Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit

leggblog, Dinner, Lunch, Recipes 6 Comments

Pasta is a perfect dish on days when you don’t know what to cook. This simple one pot dish is a perfect meal on a busy weeknight. Colorful veggies and flavorful jackfruit come together to make a zesty dish that will satisfy all your family and friends.

Pasta Primavera with Lemon Garlic Jackfruit

  • 1 package Lemon-Garlic Jackfruit from The Jackfruit Company
  • 1 16 oz box rotini pasta (or any pasta of your choice)
  • ½ yellow onion (diced)
  • 3-5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes (or substitute with 1 ½ cups fresh diced tomatoes)
  • 1 medium zucchini or yellow squash (quartered lengthwise and thinly sliced)
  • 1 bell pepper, diced (any variety) (diced)
  • 10 oz mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 5 oz bag baby spinach
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp dried oregano
  • 2 tbsp nutrtional yeast
  • 6 leaves basil (thinly sliced)
  • vegan parmesan cheese
  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions. Strain and set aside. Prepare vegetables while pasta cooks.
  2. Heat a Dutch pot over medium-high heat. Add olive oil, onion, and garlic and saute for about five minutes until fragrant. Add diced tomatoes and bring to a simmer. Reduce to medium heat and cover with a lid for about ten minutes.
  3. Add oregano, remaining vegetables (except spinach), and jackfruit and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally, for about five minutes. Stir in pasta, spinach, nutritional yeast and ½ of the basil. Cover with lid and heat for five more minutes.
  4. Top with vegan parmesan and remaining basil and serve immediately.

Comments 6

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      16 oz, though I see you already tried it out. Updated the recipe for clarity. Thanks for your comment!

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