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Taco Chickpea Pasta

Taco Chickpea Pasta

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Budget Friendly, Chickpeas, Pasta, Tacos, vegetarian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 8 oz penne pasta or pasta of choice
  • canola oil
  • 1 398 ml can chickpeas drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion
  • 1/2 small red pepper sliced
  • 1/2 small green pepper sliced
  • 1 35 g taco seasoning packet
  • 1 796 ml can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup water
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cheese for serving optional


  • Cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and set aside.
  • Meanwhile, in a large saucepan over medium heat, add enough canola oil to lightly cover the bottom of the pan.
  • Add chickpeas, onion, and the red and green peppers. Saute until onions are soft and translucent.
  • Mix in the taco seasoning packet, crushed tomatoes and water. Simmer for about 15 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced and thickened. Salt and pepper to taste.
  • Add in the cooked pasta and stir to combine. Serve with grated cheddar or mozzarella cheese if desired. Also great baked with cheese!