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Moringa Pasta

February 24th, 2017

Moringa - the tree of life! 

Moringa is a wonderful plant. The powder is made from dried moringa leaves and the taste reminds a bit of spinach. 

The moringa powder is rich in protein, fibre, antioxidants and vitamins. As such it also used in developing countries to fight malnutrition. 

And now we've got this new thing: Delicious Luxembourgish moringa pasta by Dudel-Magie. Produced in Luxembourg, they only use organic ingredients from sustainable agriculture! This pasta is a great from farm to table ingredient! 

This week we're using the moringa pasta for a quick one-pot recipe. Download the recipe below or order your Vegetarian or Classic Box for week 10 now (deliveries 08./10.03.2017).

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20 min.666 kcal.2 pers.

Ingredients

  • A package of Lux. moringa pasta1  pcs
  • Lemon1  pcs
  • A small package of parmesan cheese1  pcs
  • Cherry tomatoes200  g
  • Basil20  g
  • Garlic bulb1  pcs
  • Shallots1  pcs

Good to have at home

  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • Olive oil
  • Vegetable broth300 ml

How to do:

Instructions

  • Peel and chop the shallot and 1-2 garlic cloves. Wash the lemon and grate some peel. Squeeze out some lemon juice as well. Wash and quarter the cherry tomatoes.
  • Heat some olive oil in a large pan or pot instead. Sauté garlic and shallot on medium heat until translucent. Add the moringa pasta and the vegetable broth. Bring to a simmer. Gently cook the pasta for 6-8 min. on medium heat until al dente. Add more water if necessary.
  • Wash the basil and pick the leaves. Chop them if they are big. Add the parmesan cheese to a nice bowl.
  • In the pan or pot, toss the moringa pasta with lemon zest and cherry tomatoes. Season to taste with salt, pepper and some lemon juice if desired.

Serving

  • Arrange the moringa pasta with lemon and cherry tomatoes on plates and top with parmesan and basil. Enjoy while still hot.