Pappardelle Pasta with Vegetables

Looking for a delicious dish that will impress your vegetarian friends? Fill-up on energy and flavor with these tasty vegetarian pappardelle, made even more scrumptious by a pinch of turmeric, the bright orange spice known for its anti-inflammatory and liver detoxifying properties.

Ingredients for 4 servings

  • 400 gr pappardelle pasta
  • 2 artichokes
  • 2 zucchini squash
  • 1 aubergines (eggplant)
  • 10 Taggiasca olives (Niçoise olives)
  • Chives
  • 1 shallot
  • Turmeric to taste
  • 12 tablespoons LIMMI lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

Clean the artichokes cut them into wedges, then place them in a bowl filled with water and 12 Tbsp of Limmi lemon juice.

Peel and slice the shallot, cook in a pan with a little bit of EVO (extra-virgin olive oil) till translucent, the add the artichokes. Sauté for a few minutes, then add a glass of water to the pan.

In the meantime, cut the zucchini and eggplant into cubes, then add them to the artichokes . Season with salt, pepper and a dash of turmeric (you can either grate it or use store-bought turmeric powder). Lastly add the olives and a little bit of chives.

Cook the pappardelle pasta in a separate pan, drain it, add it to the pan with the vegetables and sauté.

Serve sprinkled with grana or pecorino cheese. If you enjoy piquant flavours, add a bit of hot pepper; it goes very well with it.

Enjoy!