20-Minute Miso Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

20-Minute Miso Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

The sauce for this irresistibly velvety vegan pasta dish is made with white miso paste, dijon mustard and drenched cashews. Pan-fried Brussels sprouts top it off. The very best part is that this flavourful plant-based meal is all set in simply 20 minutes.

An overhead shot of “The Love & Lemons Cookbook” on top of a wood butcher block countertop. Brussels sprouts are scattered around nearby.

The Very First Mess Cookbook

My cookbook has great deals of basic vegan pasta motivation, and simply a range of vegan supper concepts utilizing seasonal fruit and vegetables.

Inspect it out!

An up close, overhead shot of halved Brussels sprouts facing up on a baking sheet.

Something I tend to hang around on that I do not speak about on here: sneaking individuals’s grocery transports on Instagram, their blog sites and so on. I’m likewise a huge time cart-glancer at Costco, the regional grocery area, any food-selling shop truly. I get some unexpected motivation for simple vegan supper dishes out of this activity. Likewise, when I see chocolate pudding and salted treats nestled up versus bags of sweet potatoes, avocados and 3 kinds of greens, I simply highly relate! (and possibly I begin considering making this avocado pesto pasta).

I like to believe that Jeanine and Jack from the Love & Lemons blog site have some especially outstanding grocery/market hauls. I have actually been a fan of their work considering that permanently. I enjoy Jeanine’s fresh mixes that have simply the correct amount of effort and lots of design. The easy-elegant ambiance. I enjoy that technique with plant-based food.

I have actually been preparing from their brand-new cookbook for a couple weeks now with terrific outcomes! I made the carrot spelt waffles for a weekend breakfast, and after that the quinoa taco salad for a light weeknight supper, and now this velvety miso pasta with Brussels sprouts. I prepare to simply keep going, too.

Jeanine utilizes a “cook in reverse” method that truly works for my cooking design and cooking area equipping method. The book is made up of produce-specific chapters with dishes, terrific one-off concepts, and storage suggestions. When I went through the chapters (and kept in mind that my kitchen stock is noticeably comparable to theirs), I understood that there were many things I might make.

Some suggestions for this pasta:

  • Miso is such an essential active ingredient here! It offers umami, depth of flavour, and an apparent salted quality. I enjoy utilizing milder chickpea and barley-based variations in my cooking. It’s a terrific flavour enhancer for salad dressings, sauces, soups, and even sweet things like cookies and caramel sauces.
  • In this dish, the Brussels sprouts are cut merely into halves. If you wish to cut the cooking time down, cut them into quarters.
  • When pan-frying Brussels sprouts, you wish to get your pan rather hot over medium-high heat. Burn the halved Brussels sprouts till you get some caramelization on both sides, about 2-3 minutes. Then, keep stirring them till intense green and tender, about 7-10 more minutes.

This pasta was so velvety and it had a gratifying depth of flavour from the miso. It sounds ridiculous, however I had actually never ever prepared non-shredded Brussels sprouts in a pan over high heat on the stovetop. I typically simply go the oven-roasted path, however I liked these a lot better. The incredibly hot cast iron provided crispy edges however they remained good and tender throughout. Highlight: this entire thing was all set in 20 minutes. The serving size states 3-4, however my partner and I removed the majority of this– so great!

There’s still many dishes that I require to attempt from this book. It’s the ideal buddy for when regional fruit and vegetables truly begins beginning. Extremely suggested it if you enjoy strong dosages of visual motivation and lots of delicious and healthy things to consume.

A photo of ingredients for the creamy miso pasta on a wooden countertop with white tile in the background.

An overhead shot of Brussels sprouts searing in a hexagonal cast iron pan.

An overhead shot of creamy miso pasta with Brussels sprouts. The plate it is served on is white with a blue detail around the edge. The photo is shot on a beige linen tablecloth.

20-Minute Miso Pasta with Brussels Sprouts

The sauce for this irresistibly velvety vegan pasta dish is made with white misopaste, dijon mustard and drenched cashews. Pan-fried Brussels sprouts leading it off.The highlight is that this flavourful plant-based meal is all set in simply 20 minutes!

PREPARATION TIME 20 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes OVERALL TIME 45 minutes

Course Main Dish, Sauce, Side Meal Diet Plan Vegan, Vegetarian

Servings: 3 -4

Author: Laura Wright


  • Mixer



  • 1/2 cup raw cashews, drenched 3-4 hours + drained pipes and washed
  • 1 tablespoon white/mellow miso paste
  • 1 little garlic clove, peeled
  • 1/4 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 cup filtered water
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • sea salt, to taste

For The Pasta

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 cups Brussels sprouts, sliced in half
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
  • 8 ounces long pasta (I utilized wild rice spaghetti here)
  • sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • chili flakes, optional


  • Make the sauce: in a high-speed mixer, puree the cashews, miso paste, garlic, Dijon mustard, water, lemon juice, olive oil, and a pinch of salt till smooth. Taste and change the flavorings.
  • Heat the oil in a big frying pan over medium-high heat. Include the brussels sprouts, cut side down, together with a pinch of salt. Let them burn till the cut side ends up being golden brown, 2-3 minutes. Toss and continue cooking for an extra 7-10 minutes, or till tender.
  • Include a capture of lemon juice to the pan, toss again, then get rid of from the heat and transfer to a plate.
  • Bring a big pot of salted water to a boil. Prepare the pasta according to the directions on the bundle, cooking till al dente. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta water. Drain pipes and return the pasta to the pot. Stir in the sauce, including pasta water as required to thin the sauce and make it velvety. Include the brussels sprouts and toss till warmed through.
  • Serve pasta hot with newly ground black pepper and chili flakes, if utilizing.


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  • Jeanine notes that if you aren’t utilizing a high-speed mixer for the sauce, you might need to mix it an additional minute approximately to get it good and velvety.
  • In the initial dish, fettucine is utilized as the pasta. I utilized wild rice spaghetti since that was the just long pasta I had on hand. It was still terrific, however I believe a thicker/wider noodle would have been even much better from a textural point of view.

An overhead shot of creamy miso pasta with Brussels sprouts. The plate it is served on is white with a blue detail around the edge. The photo is shot on a beige linen tablecloth.

Program Conceal 47 remarks.

  • Marieke

    I have actually likewise been a fan of their dishes considering that permanently! Love this pasta! Reply

  • Agnes {Cashew Cooking area}

    Ugh, this pasta sounds TOO great! Whatever with miso captures my eye:-RRB- I enjoy the concept to prepare brussel sprouts with fresh, spring/summery tastes like lemon and dijon mustard, and not just consume it around Christmas time with like pomegranate or hazelnuts.
    I have actually likewise been following love & lemons considering that I began food blogging, so I’m incredibly delighted about the book! Particularly after this appreciation;–RRB-
    Have a terrific day!
    Agnes Reply

    • Laura

      Thanks Agnes! I believe you’ll enjoy the book. Great deals of incredibly fresh and fascinating methods to prepare veggies.
      xo L Reply

  • krystal

    This looks fantastic! The more I see about this cookbook the more I wish to purchase it. I’m moving cross-country in a month so I’m attempting to trim my kitchen however this goes on the list for when I purchase some more miso!! (In addition to more of those peanut miso patties.:D) Reply

  • Sarah|Well and Complete

    Ahh a kindred spirit!! I enjoy peeping at other individuals’ healthy grocery hauls. And even my own … when I have a particularly great basket filled with dynamic and vibrant fruit and vegetables, I need to take a picture.;-RRB- Reply

    • Laura

      I need to take an image when I have an excellent haul too! Haha.
      xo L Reply

  • Ashley

    I simply enjoy your evaluation of the L&L book. I can not overcome how aesthetically sensational it is!! I have actually browsed it a handful of times and didn’t even see this dish yet. There is so much goodness because book! Most likely making this for supper tonight.:-RRB- Likewise, images = sensational … per typical. Likewise # 2, absolutely enjoy having a look at what individuals purchase! My preferred is at the healthy food shop for the precise factor you specified. I like seeing individuals’s extravagances! haha Reply

    • Laura

      I saw on your snaps that you made it with kale last night! Swoon. And I understand what you imply about missing out on things in the book– there’s a lot to take a look at!
      xo L Reply

  • Lindsey

    I actually chuckled aloud about your grocery cart sneaking. I do the precise very same thing! I inform Frank all the time that I would enjoy to work one day as a grocery checkout clerk even if I enjoy seeing what individuals are inclined to purchase and equip their refrigerator with. I’m likewise an extremely creep in what my pals and fam have in their refrigerator– method unusual, however so fascinating to me. However yes, Jeanine’s book! I enjoy how she showcases brand-new methods of cooking or preparing veg in such a friendly and gorgeous method. Huge fan of this velvety pasta, going to need to make it quickly:-RRB- xo Reply

    • Laura

      I utilized to work as the cashier at my daddy’s fruit and vegetables and supermarket and I’m quite sure that’s where my fascination began. I have actually been understood to sneak the buddy refrigerator too haha.
      xo L Reply

  • Abby @ Heart of a Baker

    I seriously can’t wait on this book to get to my doorstep! I typically roast the crap out of brussels sprouts, so this dish is a welcome modification:-RRB- Reply

    • Laura

      That’s typically my method too! I enjoy getting all those ultra crispy little leaves:-RRB-
      xo L Reply

  • valentina|sweet kabocha

    Hi Laura! There are a great deal of dishes with eggs and dairy items in their book? Btw, this pasta meal appears fantastic!!:D xo Reply

    • Laura

      Hey Valentina, there are a couple of dishes with dairy and eggs, however it’s mainly a vegan book. The majority of the dishes that make use of dairy and eggs might quickly be made vegan with some substitutions/omissions.
      – L Reply

  • Allyson

    Sauteeing brussels sprouts is among my preferred methods to consume them. I wager they tasted wonderful with the mix of miso. Reply

  • Lindsay

    I understand the sensation! Am continuously sleuthing at other individuals’s groceries! This book and the dish looks gorgeous! I’m absolutely going to need to put it on my dream list! Reply

  • Bella Bucchiotti

    This looks so delicious! I enjoy miso Reply

  • Jeanine

    Laura, this looks sensational! THANK YOU for the gorgeous post.

    4 kinds of greens, chocolate, cold brew coffee and white wine would remain in my shopping cart:-RRB- Everything about the balance! Reply

  • Johanna Woodbury

    I have actually prepared brussels sprouts in this manner a couple times, and I, too, enjoy them. Reply

  • Maya|Spice + Sprout

    I completely feel ya! I am constantly dipping into into other individuals’s carts (particularly if the lineup is getting long) and am relived to see veggies + salted chips accumulated beside each other– everything about that balance riiight? This dish is gorgeous, I enjoy the thoughtful pairing of brussels sprouts and miso, seems like excellence

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