Protein Pasta with Chickpeas

a one-pot Italian pasta meal

a bowl of protein pasta with chickpeas as seen from above.
Goal muscle_building
Total time 25 mins
Difficulty Easy
Nutritional value (per portion)
kcal 538
Protein 50 g
Fat 11 g
Ingredients …

1 Person

You will need

60 g carrot
0.5 onion
40 g celery
1 tsp olive oil
130 g chickpeas, canned and drained
1 tsp tomato paste
500 ml vegetable broth
80 g Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Protein Pasta
Lower carb* pasta that's super yummy
(£2.00/100 g)
salt, pepper, 1 sprig of rosemary

Protein Pasta with Chickpeas

a one-pot Italian pasta meal

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A bowl of pasta with chickpeas to make you feel good. This quick meal is just the right thing after a long day. Our Protein Pasta cooks up with the chickpeas to form an herby sauce, and presto – you’ll be floating in noodle heaven in less than half an hour.


  • Cube the carrot, onion and celery.
  • Heat the olive oil in a pot on medium heat. Add the chopped vegetables and the rosemary sprig and saute for 3 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas, tomato paste, and 300ml of vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then simmer for a further 10 minutes.
  • Add the rest of the vegetable broth to the pot and bring to a boil. Add salt and Protein Pasta. Cook for 7 minutes until the noodles are al dente.
  • Season the pasta with chickpeas using freshly ground pepper. Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!
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