Created By: Zuliya Khawaja, Plant-based chef and educator


  • 1 Bgreen packet of Organic Black Rice Angel Hair Pasta.
  • 3 tbsp of extra Virgin olive oil 
  • 3 cloves of garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 cup heirloom tomatoes sliced in half (plus few more for decoration) 
    Salt pepper to taste
  • 1/3 cup edamame beans
  • Handful of pine nuts 
  • Few leaves of basil


  1. In a sauce pan, heat the olive oil and sauté sliced garlic and heirloom tomatoes.

  2. Add red pepper flakes. Cover and sauté until tomatoes are soft.

  3. Add couple of tablespoons of water and season with some salt and pepper.

  4. Remove from the stove and add the pasta.

  5. Toss to incorporate the sauce with pasta. Add some fresh basil, edamame beans and pine nuts and enjoy. 


Chef's Notes:

Pasta cravings are strong today. I made this easy pasta dish with Black Rice Angel Hair pasta and very light heirloom tomato and garlic sauce. I topped it off with edamame beans and pine nuts it was delicioso!!!! It’s super simple recipe and ready to be served under 30 min.


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