Nora’s Quick Lemony Garlicky Pasta (vegan)

hearts of palm by Joelk75
hearts of palm, a photo by Joelk75 on Flickr.

This yummy pasta dish is quick to throw together and can likely be made from stuff that is already on your pantry shelves. Put off that grocery trip for one more day and enjoy some lemony comfort food!


1 stick Earth Balance margarine
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/4 cup dry white wine or vermouth
2 tablespoons chopped garlic
2 tablespoons dried parsley
1-2 minced green onions
7 hearts of palm, sliced into chunks
1/2 a small carton of cherry or grape tomatoes, rinsed and halved
16 oz spinach penne, prepared according to package directions
Nutritional yeast or Vegan Parmesan
Freshly ground black pepper


Prepare the pasta according to package directions, rinse and return to pan.

Melt Earth Balance in skillet or sauté pan. Add garlic and onion, sauté until tender but not brown. Add lemon juice, parsley and vermouth. Simmer for 2 minutes, then add palm and tomatoes. Simmer gently until palm and tomatoes are hot.

Toss sauce with drained pasta. Top with freshly ground black pepper, nutritional yeast or vegan parmesan to taste.

Serves 4-6

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