“Cheesy” Vegan Chilli Mac

Servings: 4 yield(s)
Ingredients
  • 1 8 oz. box of Explore Cuisine Organic Green Lentil Penne
  • 1 24 ounce jar of plain tomato sauce (or a jar of whole peeled tomatoes with pureé, broken up)
  • 2 cup cups cooked black beans
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp chili powder
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1-2 avocados
  • chopped cilantro for garnish
Instructions
  1. Prepare the penne according to package instructions.
  2. While the pasta is cooking, add the remaining ingredients to a skillet, stir together with a spatula, and heat on medium heat to warm until the pasta is done cooking.
  3. When the pasta is done, drain and add to the pan of sauce to combine and coat well.
  4. Pour into a serving bowl and top with avocado. Sprinkle some fresh cilantro on top and enjoy!