Who doesn't love Italian pasta straight from the oven? This comforting vegan lasagna is packed with protein and vegetables. The texture and flavors are so satisfying, making it perfect for meat lovers and picky eaters!
This lite and healthy vegan Fettuccine Alfredo is a quick and easy dinner that's also low in calories. Fettuccine pasta is combined with zucchini noodles to give the recipe a low-carb spin. The creamy vegan sauce tastes rich and decadent but is made from protein-rich, wholesome ingredients!
A classic Italian pasta that the whole family will love. This Instant Pot pasta requires no water boiling, straining, or multiple pots! Instead, in just 20 minutes, the ingredients, including the dry pasta, come together in one pot to make a nurturing dish.
These Italian vegan meatballs are the perfect addition to any pasta dish. The dough is made from wholesome ingredients like black beans, oats, and vegetables that are shaped into delicate balls and baked in the oven until golden brown.
If you love pesto, this recipe is excellent for you! Our favorite, oil-free white bean pesto is bright and aromatic. The sauce is boasting with strong flavors of walnut and garlic. The pesto is perfectly combined with blanched asparagus, pasta, and vegan parmesan – a final spritz of lemon elevates the whole dish!
If an Italian dinner instantly makes you think of pizza, try these healthy pizza rolls instead! The spongy dough is topped with savory marinara sauce, tons of cut vegetables, and rolled up and cut into individual servings. Once baked, the rolls are a hot, steaming spiral of pizza perfection – so delicious!
Using only three common ingredients, make a spectacular dinner in less than 20 minutes. A simple dough of potato, flour, and salt creates soft and chewy bites of whole wheat gnocchi. A cross between dumplings and pasta, gnocchi pairs well with many different sauces!
Sneak in more vegetables for your weeknight dinner! This undetectably vegan white sauce pasta is so creamy and satisfying. The pasta is easily customizable by using your favorite assortment of colorful vegetables!
Each layer of this eggplant parmigiana compliments the next, creating divine bites in every fork full. This dish is nutty, savory, bursting with flavors from quality ingredients, and will become your new favorite. Traditionally enjoyed at room temperature, it's easy to make ahead and even better the next day!
Try this fun twist on a classic Italian favorite, the tomato-and-bread salad! Slices of day-old everything bagel steals the show in this juicy garlic-packed dish. Vinegar and acidic tomatoes marry with fresh basil, olive oil, and garlic, creating a bath of juicy flavors for the bagel to soak up – so delicious!
Rustic focaccia bread that requires no kneading goes excellent with any Italian meal! This simple recipe is easy and delicious enough for a beginner and expert baker alike. Both crispy and chewy, the bread is easily customizable, making it great to pair with many dishes.
Craving some healthy comfort food? These lentil and rice stuffed peppers are incredibly easy and satisfying! Packed with filling protein and familiar Italian herbs, this dish will become a part of your meal rotation!
Turn the stove to simmer and bask in the smells and flavors from Italy. This delicious minestrone includes garden vegetables and beans that bathe in a hot and viscous tomato broth. Perfectly cooked pasta finishes this yummy soup!
A ridiculously delicious carbonara pasta made without eggs, bacon, or dairy! Crispy, meaty mushrooms are a sneaky substitute for bacon, and the creamy sauce is so rich and thick that there is no need for egg yolk or cream – Che Buono!
Sit down to a warm bowl of yummy roast vegetables, quinoa, and olive oil chickpeas! This Italian-inspired bowl contains flavor, texture, and satisfying vegan protein. A simple dish you will love to make time and time again.
This eggplant caponata is enjoyable warm, cold, or at room temperature! It's versatile and prepared with fried or roasted eggplant if you prefer a lighter dish. The sweet Italian eggplant pairs perfectly with salty capers and stewed tomatoes – enjoy it with crusty bread!
This simple pasta dish combines nutty and zesty flavors for a gorgeous preparation. A generous sprinkling of vegan parmesan and aromatic garlic coat each delicate noodle with tons of flavor – top with chili flakes!
Zucchinis overflow at farmers' markets and home gardens in the summer months. Transform this budget-friendly produce into a mouth-watering dinner! Baked zucchini boats are stuffed with a satiating combination of vegan meat crumbles and marinara!
This egg-free ravioli will have your family and friends craving homemade pasta! Stuffed with a subtle cashew ricotta and spinach filling, each ravioli parcel is perfectly prepared and goes great with any sauce!
Alena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.