Paleo/Vegetarian/Vegan Carrot “Pasta”

We all love pasta. And sometimes it is hard to say not to the delicious noodles covered in various sauces. But what if there was a way for you to enjoy pasta without the guilt? Check out this delicious carrot pasta recipe (gluten free/paleo/vegan/vegetarian).

INGREDIENTS

1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 cup baby bella mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup diced red bell pepper
2 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
1/2 cup cherry tomatoes, quartered
3/4 cup marinara sauce
3 large carrots, peeled
Salt and pepper to taste
1/2 tablespoon fresh basil, chopped, for garnish

DIRECTIONS

  1. Pour oil in a large pan, and heat on medium low.
  2. Add the garlic, mushrooms, red pepper, and two tablespoons of the fresh basil. Sauté for five minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, and cook for another eight minutes.
  4. While that’s cooking, use a vegetable peeler to cut the carrots into ribbons.
  5. Add the marinara and carrots to the pan. Cook for another eight to ten minutes or until the carrots are cooked to the firmness you prefer.
  6. Pour into a bowl, sprinkle with the last half-tablespoon of fresh basil, and enjoy!

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