These crowd-pleasing vegan pasta recipes will make anyone fall in love with plant-based food! Including seasonal, light, hearty and cheesy ideas for the whole family.
What’s better than pasta for dinner? Okay, pizza or burgers come really close. But nothing beats a bowl of creamy and satisfying pasta after a long day for us.
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Our collection of vegan pasta recipes is great for beginners, those on a budget or who need some quick and lazy meals!
From kid-friendly choices to meat lover’s pasta bolognese, the following ideas are sure to impress.
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Best Vegan Pasta Recipes
White Sauce Pasta
Use your favorite veggies to make this colorful vegan pasta dish with low-fat white sauce! This recipe requires only basic ingredients to make and is super beginner-friendly.
Hummus Pasta with Veggies
Have you ever made pasta sauce from hummus? It results in a creamy and high-protein dish you can serve with seasonal veggies.
Vegan Mac and Cheese
Try this classic comfort food in a healthy vegan version! The low-fat veggie cheese sauce is easy to make in a blender and stores well for days.
Mediterranean Pasta Salad
Colorful, flavorful and nutrient-packed: this Mediterranean pasta salad is everything you’re looking for in a summer recipe! You’ll love the garlic yogurt dressing combined with olives and crunchy veggies.
High-Protein Pesto Pasta
This pesto pasta is unlike any other: instead of being high in fat, this oil-free recipe uses cannellini beans for a protein-packed sauce! It’s a hit with the whole family.
One-Pot Pasta Marinara
Everyone loves a good marinara sauce, right? Make this easy Italian pasta recipe in only one pot with finely chopped seasonal veggies and see your kids gobble it up.
Sausage Pasta Skillet
If you’re short on time, make this spicy sausage pasta skillet! With simple ingredients like onion, garlic, bell pepper and diced tomatoes, you can serve your favorite pasta with hearty vegan sausage in under 30 minutes.
Make your own walnut pesto within 5 minutes and serve it over cooked pasta and seasonal veggies like asparagus. Full of flavor and so moreish!
Pasta Alla Vodka
This creamy, rich and indulgent vegan vodka sauce is alcohol-free and so comforting! Full of cheesy and buttery flavors, it uses basic ingredients like cashews or chopped tomatoes and is a must-try.
One-Pot Miso Pasta
Ready in only 30 minutes and made in one pot, this miso pasta with mushrooms is a simple yet special dish. Coconut milk makes it really creamy and it can easily be made gluten-free!
Quick Tahini Pasta
This incredibly rich tahini pasta recipe is super easy to make with only 5 basic ingredients! Perfect for busy weeknight dinner as the sauce doesn’t even require any cooking.
Harissa Pasta with Oranges
Looking for an exciting spicy vegan pasta recipe with exotic flavor? This harissa pasta is made with just 7 ingredients in 15 minutes and is so satisfying.
Creamy Vegan Lemon Pasta
This creamy and garlicky vegan lemon pasta is easy enough for a weeknight yet elegant enough for a dinner party. Serve this delicious comfort dish with steamed veggies or a side salad!
Vegan Hamburger Helper
Ready in under 30 minutes and undetectably vegan, this family-friendly hamburger helper is the perfect dish for mixed-diet families! It’s super comforting, protein-packed and easy to clean up.
Cavolo Nero Pasta
Packed with veggies and smothered in garlic and oil, this vibrant cavolo nero pasta is a simple vegan dinner idea. Top with burst tomatoes and vegan cheese to make it feel super luxurious!
Garlicky Beans & Greens Pasta
If you’re looking for an easy, tasty and nutritious vegan pasta recipe, try this beans and greens pasta with kale and canned white beans! It’s s filling and easily customizable.
Roasted Vegetable Pasta
Roasted butternut squash, red onion, seasoned tempeh crumbles and sautéed kale are tossed with chewy orecchiette pasta and an easy balsamic broth for this recipe. All the fall harvest flavors in one cozy dish!
Hearty Tofu Bolognese
Make this super hearty tofu bolognese for the meat lover in your life! It’s easy to make in only 25 minutes, full of flavor and protein.
Vegan Baked Feta Pasta
Ready for a rich, creamy and out-of-this-world family dinner? With just a handful of healthy ingredients and minimal effort, you can dig into this delicious vegan feta pasta.
Roasted Tomato Pasta
This creamy roasted tomato garlic pasta is a crowd-pleasing and elegant plant-based dish bursting with flavor. Roasted cherry tomatoes, olives, ricotta and cream cheese are the main components!
Garlic Sesame Noodles
Would you believe this takeout-style meal is ready in only 15 minutes? With sumptuous tahini peanut butter sauce and crunchy toppings, this is such a simple yet satisfying meal.
Roasted Red Pepper Pasta
Make this flavorful roasted red pepper pasta for dinner this week! Red peppers are roasted in the oven alongside cauliflower (hello, veggie add-in!) and then blended with pantry staples into creamy and healthy pasta sauce.
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20+ Delicious Vegan Pasta Recipes
These crowd-pleasing vegan pasta recipes will make anyone fall in love with plant-based food! Including seasonal, light, hearty and cheesy ideas for the whole family. The following quick and easy lemon ricotta pasta is perfect during the warmer months and so delicious!
Lemon Ricotta Pasta
- 8 oz spaghetti (220 g), dry
- 8 oz vegan ricotta (220 g)
- 8 oz fresh spinach (220 g), washed and chopped
- 1 oz vegan parmesan cheese (28 g)
- 1 lemon, juiced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- Black pepper, to taste
- Salt, to taste
- Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to package instructions.
- A few minutes before the spaghetti is al dente, add the spinach to the pot. Stir until everything is covered with water. Drain once the leafy greens are wilted and the pasta is cooked.
- Reserve ½ cup of the cooking water and pour it back into the pot. Stir in ricotta, parmesan, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and pepper. Mix until well combined, then add the drained pasta and spinach.
- Adjust to taste preferences and add more water if needed to thin out. Divide between serving bowls and enjoy!
- We like to decorate this pasta with red pepper flakes, more parmesan or basil leaves.
- You can use any pasta you want for this recipe and omit the spinach if you don’t like it.
- Find 20+ more vegan pasta recipes in the article above!
Nutrition Information:Yield: 3 Serving Size: ⅓ recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 505Total Fat: 17gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 10gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 359mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 5gSugar: 3gProtein: 23g
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!
2 thoughts on “20+ Mouth-Watering Vegan Pasta Recipes”
Thanks for sharing vegan pasta dishes. I’ll try making these dishes.
i have a follow up question, could you please recommend a type of pasta that has low glycemic index. I notice when I use regular pasta, it spikes my blood sugar drastically.
thanks! have you tried whole grain pasta and legume-based pasta?