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Pasta with Seitan sauce

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Written by Veronica Lavenia

Pasta with Seitan sauce (or Ragù) is a sustainable recipe. You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen because it can be made in less than half an hour. The result is a dish rich in nutritional value, recommended for those who love to vary their diet, alternating traditional dishes with delicious and healthy recipes that make your kitchen very personal.

For a gluten-free sauce, you can replace seitan with tofu.

This delicious recipe is made with organic seitan and tomato sauce and with sicilian wholemeal pasta from ancient grain Biancolilla flour.

Pasta with Seitan sauce: Ingredients

Serves 4

1 carrot

1 onion

1 stalk of celery

Extra virgin olive oil, to taste

150 g (5 oz) seitan (better if seitan burger)

250 g (9 oz) organic tomato sauce

Pinch of sea salt

320 g (11¼ oz) wholemeal short pasta

Pasta with Seitan sauce: Method

  1. Wash and cut the carrot, onion and celery and cook in a pan with extra virgin olive oil until golden brown.
  2. Cut the seitan into cubes and add it to the vegetables when they are almost cooked. Pour the tomato sauce and salt over and cook for 15 minutes over a low heat. Once the sauce has become lukewarm, blend it with an imersion blender for a more creamy effect.
  3. Cook the pasta al dente, drain and add to the sauce. 

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About the author

Veronica Lavenia

PhD (former University academic). Italian based food writer, food consultant and magazine contributor. Authors of six books (five cookbooks), some of her works have appeared and appears in the most popular International food magazine, as “Gluten-free Heaven”; "Vegetarian Living"; "Veggie Magazine"; "Lifestyle FOOD"; "Australian Good Food & Travel Guide; "Chickpea";" TML" (The Mediterranean lifestyle), among others.