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Creamy Rigatoni

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Creamy Rigatoni with Lentils & Fresh Oregano is an incredibly easy, healthy, and delicious pasta. Every vegan and non-vegan alike will go crazy for this dish!
20MIN
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Ingredients

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Servings:
4
Serves 4
1 lb
Cooked  Rigatoni
1 cup
Cooked  Lentils
1/4 cup
Fresh Oregano
dried
1 1/2 cups
Fresh Basil Leaves , loosely packed
1 1/2 cups
Raw Unsalted Cashews
1/2
Large  Red Onion , diced
3 Tbsp
Nutritional Yeast
3 Tbsp
Ground Flaxseed
2 cloves
Garlic , chopped
1/4 cup
Pine Nuts
1/2
Lemon , juiced
1/2 Tbsp
Better than Bouillon® Vegetable Base
1 cup
Unsweetened Almond Milk
or Unsweetened Soy Milk
2 Tbsp
to taste

Nutrition Per Serving

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CALORIES
1007
FAT
44.8 g
PROTEIN
52.1 g
CARBS
118.7 g

Cooking Instructions

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Step 1
On a pan over medium heat, add Olive Oil (2 tablespoon).
Step 2
Add Ground Black Pepper (to taste), Salt (to taste), and Red Onion (1/2). Cook, stirring occasionally for 3 minutes.
Step 3
Add Garlic (2 clove) and Raw Unsalted Cashews (1 1/2 cup). Cook, stirring occasionally for 5-7 minutes more.
Step 4
In a high powered blender, blend, onion, garlic, cashews, Nutritional Yeast (3 tablespoon), Fresh Basil Leaf (1 1/2 cup), Ground Flaxseed (3 tablespoon), Pine Nuts (1/4 cup), the juice of 1/2 of a Lemon (1/2), Better than Bouillon® Vegetable Base (1 1/2 teaspoon), and Unsweetened Almond Milk (1 cup) together until smooth and creamy. Adjust salt, peper, and milk as necessary.
Step 5
Pour sauce over the warm Rigatoni (1 pound) and sprinkle with Fresh Oregano (1/4 cup).
Step 6
Spread the Lentils (1 cup) over the sauce, mix and you're done.

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Nutrition Per Serving
Calories
1007
% Daily Value*
Fat
44.8 g
57%
Saturated Fat
6.0 g
30%
Trans Fat
0.0 g
--
Cholesterol
0.0 mg
0%
Carbohydrates
118.7 g
43%
Fiber
26.0 g
93%
Sugars
16.0 g
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Protein
52.1 g
104%
Sodium
517.3 mg
22%
Vitamin D
0.6 µg
3%
Calcium
268.7 mg
21%
Iron
18.3 mg
102%
Potassium
756.1 mg
16%