At Âmé, we don’t like to make sacrifices for the things we love. Jen loves to whip up this very easy pasta with red sauce, and it tastes nostalgic and perfect in every way, with zero of the guilt.
Heat the pan and add the oil until warm on medium-high heat, and cook the onions and chili pepper until softened, about 2 minutes
Add the garlic and cook for a another minute
Add the vegan minced meat and and stir
Pour in the tomatoes, coconut milk, and vegetable broth, as well as the thyme, passata, chili flakes, ketchup, salt, pepper, and onion powder, and stir to incorporate well.
Reduce the heat to low-medium and leave it to simmer, uncovered, for approximately 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
After the sauce has simmered about 20 minutes, start cooking the pasta
Follow the instructions on your soba package, and don’t forget to rinse the soba noodles in cool water immediately after straining to prevent clumping or overcooking.
Add your fresh-cooked and strained pasta to a large saucepan. When your sauce is ready, pour it over and mix well. Serve and enjoy!