American chop suey ~vegan, gf~
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Vegan
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup tomato paste (preferably organic)
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup red lentils
  • ⅛-1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ⅛ teaspoon baking soda (optional)
  • sea salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 cups uncooked elbow macaroni
  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add chopped onion and sauté until cooked down and translucent. Add minced garlic and sauté for a few more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add tomato paste, broth, lentils and crushed red pepper flakes. Bring to a light boil, turn heat down, cover and simmer on low until lentils are soft, around 20 minutes.
  3. Add a pinch of baking soda and flavor with sea salt and pepper.
  4. Meanwhile, cook macaroni according to package. Drain and add to sauce.
  5. Enjoy!
Recipe by BeginWithin Nutrition at
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