Chick Pea - Zucchini Curry Recipe

* preferably thin egg noodles or whole wheat spaghetti

Step 1

GARNISH: scallion curls, opt. (Slice green part very thin lengthwise. Drop into ice water. Curls will form in about 15 minutes) Boil a large pot of water; cook pasta until al dente.

Step 2

While pasta is cooking, heat oil in a saucepan. Add onion, garlic, mushrooms, and zucchini. Saute until zucchini is tender but not mushy. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook over medium heat, covered, for about 8 minutes.

Step 3

When pasta is done, drain well.

Step 4

Spoon vegetables over pasta. Garnish with scallion curls.

VARIATIONS: - add 1-2 t finely minced gingerroot; saute with vegetables

NOTE: Vegans are strict vegetarians who eat neither animal flesh nor animal products, including all dairy products. This dish would fit into a vegan diet. The chick peas and pasta complement each other to form a complete protein.

Things You'll Need

  • 8oz Pasta *
  • 2tb Safflower Oil
  • Sm Onion, chopped (1/4 cup)
  • Clove Garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2c Sliced Mushrooms (4 oz)
  • 2 Med Zucchini, sliced
  • Lg Tomato, cubed
  • 15oz Can Chick peas, drained(1. 5 c
  • 6oz Can Tomato paste (2/3 c)
  • 2ts Curry powder, to taste
  • 1c Water
  • 1/4ts Black pepper

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