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Aromatic mushroom and Chickpea pasta

Recipes | November 10, 2016 | By

Aromatic mushroom and Chickpea pasta


  • 1 onion
  • 1 medium sized butternut
  • 2 cups veg stock
  • 1 ⁄4cup fresh or dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 packet of mushrooms
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil
  • 1 ⁄2 teaspoon salt and black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 tin coconut milk
  • Fresh or dried chilli (optional)
  • 1 bag Happy Earth People chickpea pasta


  • Prepare butternut and cut into cubes. Steam the butternut in 4 cups boiling water (keep an eye on this to make sure it doesn’t burn)
  • In a separate pot, sauté onion, garlic, thyme and spices in coconut oil to form a paste.
  • Slice the mushrooms, add them into the pot with the paste making sure all the mushrooms are evenly coated in the paste.
  • Add salt and pepper. Leave to cook on a low heat with the lid on.
  • Once the butternut is soft. Add it to the remaining water that it steamed with; add the coconut milk and blend until smooth.
  • Season the mixture and mix it into the aromatic mushroom mixture. Leave to simmer for 10 minutes.
  • Cook Happy Earth People chickpea pasta in boiling water with some salt (or even a bay leaf)
  • Plate up. Enjoy!


Adapted from Happy Earth People