Mains, other delicious bits

Creamy courgette and mushroom orzo pasta

This dish takes 20 minutes to make and is absolutely delicious! You can add other vegetables if you prefer, keeping the proportions the same. Nowadays is so easy to find vegan alternatives of different cheeses, that getting soft cheese is not a difficult or expensive task.

What a treat!

What you need:

2 medium courgettes, grated

100g mushrooms, finely chopped

2 garlic cloves, finely chopped

zest from 1 lemon

400g orzo pasta

150g soft vegan cheese (with or without herbs)

2 tbsp chopped parsley

4 finely sliced spring onions

salt and pepper to taste


Cook orzo pasta according to package instructions;

Meanwhile, prepare all vegetables;

In a large pan, add grated courgettes, mushrooms, garlic, sliced spring onion, and water-fry with a little water for a few minutes until the vegetables are tender;

Once vegetables are tender, add lemon zest and soft cheese, mix well and season to taste;

Add cooked and drained orzo pasta and chopped parsley and mix thoroughly;

Serve while warm.


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