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Pasta with chermoula and garlic beans

Pasta with chermoula and garlic beans

Tiina @myberryforest
Pasta with chermoula and garlic beans is a flavorful herby and garlicky weekday pasta elevated to a gourmet level with warm spices.
Course Main Course
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan


Chermoula sauce

  • 1,5 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1,5 tsp coriander seeds
  • 1,5 cups chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup chopped parsley
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • lemon zest from 1 lemon (or half a lemon if a big one)
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tsp sweet paprika spice
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • black pepper
  • heaped 1/4 cup Extra virgin olive oil

Garlic beans

  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 cup cooked white beans
  • salt and pepper to taste

For serving

  • pasta and fresh herbs


  • Chermoula: warm seeds in a dry pan. Grind them and blend all ingredients except oil.
  • Mix the oil in last (with a spoon) and set aside.
  • Cook pasta. Use gluten-free pasta if you want the meal to be gluten-free.
  • Garlic beans: chop garlic. Warm oil in pan and add garlic and cooked beans. Fry for a few minutes until beans become mushy. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve cooked pasta with garlic beans and chermoula sauce or no-oil basil pesto. Add fresh herbs for decoration and flavor.
Keyword chermoula, garlic, herbs, no oil, pasta, pesto
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