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Shroom Ragu w/ Pappardelle Pasta Recipe

A rich vegan Italian dish
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time45 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Italian
Keyword: italian, Vegan
Servings: 2 people


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 200 g chestnut mushrooms minced using a knife or food processor
  • 2 garlic cloves finely chopped
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 carrot finely chopped
  • 100 g chopped tomatoes
  • 100 g cooked brown lentils
  • Sprig of thyme remove the stalks
  • 150 ml red wine
  • 300 ml stock
  • 200 g pastaNutritional yeast to serve


  • Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed saucepan
  • Add the chopped onion and carrot, fry for about 10 minutes until softened
  • Add in the garlic and thyme leaves, continue cooking for a few minutes
  • Stir in the minced mushrooms and cook until the liquid evaporates
  • Pour in the red wine and cook off on a high heat
  • Reduce the heat and stir in the chopped tomatoes until fully incorporated
  • Add in the stock, put a lid on the pan and cook for about 20-30 minutes (until the sauce has thickened)
  • Whilst waiting cook the pasta according to packet instructions
  • Add the cooked pasta to the cooked sauce and evenly coat
  • Serve with nutritional yeast and a sprig of time
  • Enjoy!