Vegan Pasta and Chunky Tomato Meatless Sauce


Breast Cancer Vegan Pasta With Chunky Tomato

By Diana Ross, Co-Founder Breast Cancer Yoga

This fantastic tasty spaghetti dish will totally satisfy your pasta cravings, and it is loaded with great ingredients to support great health.  My favorite of favorites. All the ingredients are best when fresh or organic. Use kelp and cayenne instead of black pepper which can be acidity.  Mushrooms can be shiitakes which are known to fight the development and progression of cancer and AIDS by boosting the body’s immune system. Tomatoes too contain lycopene, that appear in some studies to have a lower risk of certain types of cancer. The bet part is the filling feeling of being satisfied. Who doesn’t like pasta?

I always encourage the reader to play around with spices. We do have some favorites that we use all the time. Try something different. You may be pleasantly surprised.

Ingredients

2 to 3 tbsps. of olive oil
1 medium-sized onion, chopped
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 large green pepper, chopped
2 to 3 plum tomatoes, diced
button mushrooms
2 stalks celery, chopped
16 oz. crushed tomatoes (used my CSA tomatoes)
12/16oz. of vegetable protein
pink salt and kelp & cayenne (pepper substitute), to taste
fresh parsley
1 tbsp. Dulse flakes
a sprinkle of dried oregano
a bit of sugar, for balance
red pepper flakes to taste
1 tbsp. garlic powder
1 lb. of spelt, chia or whole grain pasta with flaxseed pasta
Instructions

  1. Heat the olive oil in a copper/iron frying pan. Add and saute’ the onion, garlic, green pepper, celery, and vegetable protein chunks.. Sprinkle in some salt and pepper substitute, plus oregano, dulse and parsley. Cook, stirring, over medium heat until caramelized. Set the heat to low, add plum tomatoes cover the pan and continue cooking the vegetables for about 10 minutes or until soft.
  2. Pour in the chunky tomato sauce and add a bit of sugar. Stir. Cover the pan and simmer. Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings, if needed. Simmer for 15/30 minutes to achieve perfection in taste.
  3. Cooked the spaghetti until dente’.
  4. Finally add sauce to the spaghetti and toss. Sprinkle the spaghetti with chopped greens before serving.
  5. Preparation time: 5 minute(s)
  6. Cooking time: 15 minute(s)
  7. Serves 4/6

Diana RossAbout Diana Ross:  E-RYT 500 restorative yoga teacher, survivor that cares and founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Diana is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at info@breastcanceryoga.com if you have questions.

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