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Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta

Need a delicious and hearty pasta in under 20 minutes? This Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta is your go-to and it’s a crowd-pleaser.

Add a protein of your choice, or enjoy it on the side since this pasta dish is rich in carbohydrates. Hello, blood sugar balance!

Tomatoes are really the star of this recipe, and here’s why: they’re a major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. They are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin K.

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Antioxidants:

Tomatoes are a major dietary source of the antioxidant lycopene, which has been linked to many health benefits, including reduced risk of heart disease and cancer. Antioxidants in tomatoes protect the bones, liver, kidneys, bloodstream. They may also work to reduce the damage to fat in cell membranes or within the bloodstream.

Vitamins & Minerals:

Tomatoes are also a great source of vitamin C, potassium, folate, and vitamin  — all important nutrients for overall health.

Health Benefits of Hemp Seeds:

Hemp seeds are a fantastic way for plant-based eaters to get a fair amount of protein and healthy fat in their diet. They can essentially be used in any dish because of their small size and relatively neutral flavor. When it comes to hemp seeds, a little goes a long way! They can be considered both a protein and a fat source for plant-based lifestyles, as one serving contains both a decent amount of protein and fat.

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Enjoy this simple pasta as a meal with your favorite sustainably and ethically sourced protein. For more information on how to be more conscious when shopping for animal proteins, check out our helpful guide here.

We love making big batches of this Simple Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta, and enjoying it either reheated or chilled, right out of the fridge!

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