You can never go wrong with pasta, and these gluten-free chickpea-based noodles tossed with roasted tomatoes and fresh basil means that you don't have to feel guilty for enjoying it!

Why it's healthier: Tomatoes have been linked to lowering blood pressure, reducing stress and strengthening your bones. Tomatoes are also high in lycopene, which is protective against bladder, breast, cervical, colorectal, endometrial, lung, pancreatic, prostate and skin cancers. One tomato provides 40 percent of your daily requirement of vitamin C.

Healthy ingredients: Lycopene, vitamin K, potassium

Gluten-Free Chickpea Pasta With Tomatoes


  • Chickpea Pasta or noodles of your choice
  • 1 Cup Pasta Sauce
  • 2/3 Cup Variety Cherry Tomatoes
  • Handful of Chopped Basil and Parsley
  • Vegan Parmesan Cheese, optional


  1. Cook pasta as instructed on the box in salted water.
  2. While pasta is cooking, heat up some oil over medium heat in a pan.
  3. Cook your tomatoes in the pan for 5 minutes or until they become soft and juices start coming out. Stir frequently.
  4. Once pasta is cooked, drain it. Mix in your pasta sauce, basil, and parsley.
  5. Top off with tomatoes and vegan parm. Enjoy!!

Nutrition information is a rough estimate.

Calories 410 Total Fat 12 g Total Carbs 58 g Fiber 14 g Protein 14 g

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