🗓 17/06/2020 👤 Pia Sickinger

Colorful noodle pan

On a purely vegetable basis, this creamy and spicy pasta pan can be prepared, thanks to cashews and yeast flakes.

Colorful noodle pan


  • cashews: 100 g
  • hot water: 500 ml
  • olive oil for frying: 3 tbsp.
  • celery, cut into very small cubes: 90 g
  • bell bell pepper, cut into cubes: 1 piece
  • fresh or frozen broccoli: 400 g
  • carrots, fresh or frozen, sliced: 250 g
  • Peas, jarred or frozen: 150 g
  • Tomato paste: 1 tablespoon
  • wholemeal pasta: 500 g
  • Parsley, finely chopped, alternatively: 0.5 bunch
  • Parmesan cheese or yeast flakes, alternatively: 1 tbsp.
  • Spices: Cayenne pepper: 2 tsp.
  • paprika powder, sweet: 2 tsp.
  • Turmeric powder: 0.5 tsp.
  • Nutmeg powder: 0.5 tsp
  • Herb salt or vegetable broth (without yeast and sugar): 1 tbsp.
  • salt and pepper, approx.: 1 tsp.
  • chili flakes, optional:


  • Blender and tall container to puree cashews
  • Pot with water and salt to cook noodles
  • Large pan for the sauce


Step 1

Soak the cashews in 500 ml of hot water for at least 30 min.

Step 2

Wash and cut the vegetables.

Step 3

Add olive oil and the spices (except the herb salt and vegetable broth) to the pan and fry everything well for 5 min.

Step 4

Now add the fresh vegetables and tomato paste and fry everything well for another 10 min.

Step 5

In the meantime, puree the cashews with water and 1 tablespoon of vegetable broth or herb salt and cook the pasta according to the package instructions.

Step 6

After 10 minutes of frying, add the cashews and the frozen vegetables and simmer for 10-15 minutes.

Step 7

Add the noodles to the sauce and season with salt, pepper and chili flakes.


  • A pasta pan is a great way to use up leftovers or clean out the freezer. You can use any vegetables that you like and that go well with pasta.
  • Ideas for vegetables that combine well and go well with pasta:

    • Beet
    • Zucchini
    • Eggplant
    • Tomatoes
    • Mushrooms
    • Leek
    • Spinach
    • Cabbage
    • Celery
    • Pumpkin
    • Asparagus

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