Lentil Pasta With Chipotle Creme Sauce
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Chipotle Lentil Pasta Instant Pot

Protein packed lentil pasta topped with a creamy chipotle sauce make a yummy dish that is perfect for lunch, dinner or leftovers.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword chipotlesauce, lentilpasta
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 296kcal
Author greenschemetv

Ingredients

Pasta Bowl

  • 12 oz package, gluten free lentil pasta I used Trader Joe's
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 cups minced cauliflower
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • 1/2 cup red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 oz can green chiles, drained
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle pepper
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp granulated garlic

Chipotle Cashew Creme Sauce

  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, soaked
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp chipotle pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Mrs. Dash Southwest Seasoning
  • 1 tbsp lime juice, juice of 1 lime
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic

Instructions

Pasta Bowl

  • Add water and lentil pasta.  Set to "pressure cook" for 3 minutes.  As soon as pressure cooking is finished, cover vent with light towel, and QR pressure, quick release.  Immediately remove pasta, pour into colander to drain, and rinse with cold water.  *If not using Instant Pot, cook pasta according to package directions.
  • Add olive oil, cauliflower, mushrooms and onion to Instant Pot inner pot and set to "saute".  Saute for 5 minutes or under vegetables are tender.  Add green chiles.
  • Add lentil pasta and mix well.  Pour pasta with vegetables into large serving bowl.  Top with chipotle cashew creme sauce and stir.  Garnish pasta with garlic chives or herbs.

Chipotle Cashew Creme Sauce

  • Add all ingredients to high speed blender and blend until smooth.  Serve over pasta and vegetables.

Nutrition

Calories: 296kcal