Delicious food without meat .
It’s simple pasta with a sauce a-la –Marrakesh with a wonderful aroma of cinnamon, almonds and cumin.
300g spaghetti or others pasta
100ml olive oil
1 onion, finely chopped
3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
5 large tomatoes
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground cumin
1tsp ground turmeric
100g toasted almonds
100g cooked chick peas(tinned are fine )
Mint, coriander and parsley leaves
Salt and pepper to taste
1)Cook the pasta in boiling water and a pinch of salt until al dente.
2)Meanwhile, heat the oil in a pan and gently fry the onions and garlic until soft.
3)Add the tomatoes ,cinnamon, cumin and turmeric and cook over a medium heat for about 20 min until the tomatoes break down.
4)Season the sauce and then add the almonds and chick peas.(you can put the almonds in a pan and brown then a little and make sure you remove the skins off the tinned chick peas)
5)Drain the pasta and divide between 4 plates.
Fold the chopped herbs into the sauce and mix with the pasta.