Danny Long Legz Rasta Pasta

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An Afro-Caribbean inspired dish perfect for sharing with friends and family.rasta pasta in a bowl

Serves 4 people


  • 2 cups of pasta
  • 280g pack of tofu
  • 1 low-fat can of coconut milk
  • 1/2 red pepper
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1/2 yellow pepper
  • 3 scallions
  • 1 white onion
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp wet jerk seasoning
  • 1 tbsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 scotch bonnet
  • 1 cup vegan cheese
  • 1 tbsp olive oil


  1. Cut your tofu into cubes, add your cornflour and tofu into an airtight container and shake until the tofu is covered evenly.
  2. Add your tofu to a baking tray with greaseproof paper and bake for 18 mins at 200oC
  3. Boil pasta until cooked then drain and set aside
  4. In a large frying pan, add your olive oil, onions and peppers and fry for 5 minutes
  5. Add your garlic, scallion and wet jerk sauce and fry for 3 minutes.
  6. Add your scotch bonnet, coconut milk, and thyme and simmer for 8 minutes
  7. Cook for a further 5 mins and add your cheese. Once the cheese has melted, add your cooked pasta and baked tofu to the frying pan
  8.  Serve and enjoy

Serves 4 / Approximate cost* per portion: £1.97

Recipe credit to Daniel Grant (@dannylonglegz)

*Approximate cost based on 4 portions and calculated using average prices from main supermarket retailers in the UK. Price data accurate as of March 2023.


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