Vegan food can be great – in fact, vegans are often spoiled for choice now when it comes to great food! If you’re looking for some mouth-watering vegan pasta recipes, then look no further – here are 36 of the best!
1. Lemony Basil Creamy Vegan Pasta With Broccoli & Sun-dried Tomatoes
This beautiful pasta recipe somehow manages to be totally vegan, and yet deliciously creamy! It’s amazingly healthy too, and extremely easy to make. You’ll need a blender or food processor to make the cashew sauce – but the entire recipe won’t take you more than half an hour to make!
2. Easy Vegan Mac ‘N’ Cheese
Mac ‘n’ cheese is an old classic, and it’s something that converts to veganism and might be missing out on! This recipe will let you make a vegan-friendly mac ‘n’ cheese, using a cashew nut sauce and plant-based milk to provide a lovely creamy sauce that’s completely free from animal products!
3. Vegan Walnut Pesto Cavatappi
Delicious homemade walnut and basil pesto – what’s not to love? This is a fantastic dish that you can prepare quickly, and the cavatappi makes a welcome change, as it’s not the most common type of pasta!
4. Aubergine Penne Arrabbiata
To make this the right way, first you’ll have to make your own homemade chili oil! Don’t worry though, this won’t take you long – and you’ll have more than enough left over after this delicious aubergine-based recipe to add a kick to your next meal!
5. Sweet Potato Linguine With Vegan Puy Lentil Ragù
Great for vegans, and gluten-free, this delicious linguine is made with great-tasting sweet potatoes. If you have a spiralizer, this is a great recipe to use it on – but an ordinary veg peeler will do the job too!
6. 20-Minute Pasta With Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
For a quick and easy pasta recipe, look no further! Just 20 minutes of preparation will leave you with this mouth-watering delicious red pepper sauce – you’ll be sure to want more! It’s easy to make and tastes great.
7. Vegan Meatballs With Spaghetti
One thing about becoming a vegan is that you might miss some foods like meatballs. Well, this great recipe for vegan meatballs with spaghetti substitutes beans in place of meat, giving you a traditional pasta dish that’s also completely vegan friendly!
8. Vegan Cacio E Pepe Pasta
Based on a classic Italian dish, and using a classic vegan cashew-based sauce, this will make an amazing-tasting vegan meal!
9. Vegan Pumpkin Pasta Sauce With Wild Mushrooms
If wild mushrooms and pumpkins are your things, then you’ll love this pasta sauce! It’s easy to make and full of great natural flavors – and it won’t take long out of your day to prepare either! It’s full of earthy flavor, and the pumpkin sauce uses only 4 ingredients!
10. Vegan Southwest Pasta Salad Recipe
This delicious pasta recipe is full of delicious vegetables – peppers, black beans, tomatoes, corn, onions – it’s no wonder it tastes amazing! And it uses a completely vegan-friendly cashew-based sauce too, which complements it perfectly. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and keeps well in the fridge!
11. Pasta With Chickpeas (Pasta E Ceci)
Another meal that you can cook using only one pot, is a delicious pasta dish made with chickpeas. Taking less than 30 minutes to prepare, this simple dish still tastes absolutely fantastic!
12. 10-Ingredient Lentil Bolognese
A more complex dish, that will take more time to prepare than a lot of others on this list – but it’s so, so worth it! Completely packed full of delicious lentils, this bolognese is one you’ve loved cooking almost as much as you love eating it!
13. Spicy Pasta Arrabiata
Looking for a great vegan recipe with a little bit of a kick to it? This spicy pasta arrabbiata recipe is flavorful, simple, and delicious. And, with the addition of chili flakes, it’s got a hint of that beautiful spice we all love. Add as much or as little as you like!
14. Asparagus & Lemon Spaghetti With Peas
Low in calories, quick to make, and packed full of vitamin C and iron, this recipe also tastes delicious and tangy, thanks to the whole lemon you’ll be using! Add as much red chili as you like for flavor – the base recipe calls for just one without the seeds.
15. Vegan Caramelized Onion Pasta
This delicious pasta dish is so simple to make, and is absolutely packed with delicious rich flavors – so many caramelized onions, and a rich, beautiful tomato sauce too! With soy sauce too, this dish is completely full of delicious umami flavors that will keep you coming back for more.
16. Pasta Salad With Spring Vegetables And Tomatoes
Absolutely rammed full of vegetables, this delicious salad is so full of flavor. With fresh basil, it’s an absolute delight to eat – and best yet, it’s a salad recipe that won’t leave your salad drowned in mayonnaise!
17. Creamy Vegan Butternut Squash Fettuccini
Another beautiful creamy sauce that surprisingly manages to be completely vegan! The pasta sauce uses sage, nutmeg, roasted squash, and shallots, and is served with fettucini – absolutely delicious! This uses another cashew-based sauce, so you’ll need a blender or food processor to make this one.
18. Vegan Pasta With Cheesy Garlic Breadcrumbs & Spinach
Simple to make, and a great use for leftover bread, this delicious recipe has a creamy nutmeg sauce that’s full of flavor!
19. Tasty Vegan Lasagne
Lasagne is another food that many vegans might miss from their omnivore days! Using a hefty amount of wild mushrooms to make a creamy sauce, and vegan cheddar cheese, this recipe is sure to delight, and is a great replacement for the lasagne you’ve been missing!
20. Cherry Tomato Pasta Salad
Vegan meals don’t often come simpler than this – all you need is some cherry tomatoes, basil, and pasta, and you’ve got almost everything you need! Some olive oil, garlic, salt, and pepper to taste – it’s simple, and tastes amazing!
21. Spicy Spaghetti With Garlic Mushrooms
Easy to prepare, this meal is low in fat and has some great umami flavors from the garlic mushrooms. Not to mention the little kick that you’ll undoubtedly get out of the red chili – and, of course, you can add more or less depending on your tastes!
22. Vegan Pasta Puttanesca
Absolutely packed with strong flavors, you’ll notice the olives and capers in this dish straight away! This recipe uses legume pasta, but of course, you can substitute it for whatever pasta is your favorite! It’s quick to make and pretty easy – and has an unmistakable flavor all of its own!
23. Creamy Vegan One Pot Pasta (Asian Style)
With the delicious flavors of coconut milk and red curry paste making a lovely creamy, rich sauce, this dish is great tasting, and easy to make – and with only one pot used, it’s easy to clean up afterward too!
24. Spaghetti With Tempeh Vegan Ragù And Toasted Panko
Lots of lovely fresh vegetables, delicious spaghetti, and a great tomato sauce – all topped off with panko breadcrumbs. With lots of protein from the vegan-friendly tempeh, this meal tastes great and is very healthy too!
25. Vegan One Pot Pasta With Spinach And Tomatoes
Another simple and delicious meal that only uses one pot – leaving you with much less cleaning up to do afterward! It uses simple ingredients, doesn’t take much time to make, and is full of fresh spinach and tomatoes – very nutritious!
26. Pasta With 15-Minute Burst Cherry Tomato Sauce
Great tasting cherry tomatoes, fried in olive oil on medium-high heat until they burst – how delicious does that sound? Add in fresh basil and the great flavor that garlic adds to every dish, and you’re in for a delicious vegan meal!
27. Epic Vegan Lasagne
Created by Jamie Oliver for British comedian Romesh Ranganathan, this vegan lasagne deserves to be called epic! Full of great ingredients, and even using vegan chianti, this lasagne is an amazing vegan treat! Topped with sourdough breadcrumbs and vegan cheese, this is definitely epic!
28. Creamy Almond Milk Pasta With Herbs
Absolutely delicious, and with a lot of delicious herbs, this almond-milk-based pasta sauce uses simple flavorings for a delicious experience!
29. Vegan Calamari Sauce With Spaghetti
If you’ve been having a craving for calamari, like the author of this recipe, then you’ve likely struggled to find a vegan-friendly alternative! The use of vegan fish sauce in this recipe, along with the beautiful king oyster mushrooms, makes this a great animal-free alternative!
30. Mouthwatering Vegan Timpana – The Ultimate Naughty Pasta Pie
Based on a traditional recipe from Malta, this is a meat-free alternative to regular timpana, and is packed full of carbohydrates! If you’re feeling adventurous, you can even make your own shortcrust pastry!
31. Creamy Mushroom Pasta Sauce
If you like mushrooms, you’ll love this delicious creamy mushroom pasta sauce! How you make the creamy sauce is up to you – whether you prefer vegan cream, cashew cream, or soya cream, the choice is yours!
32. Gazpacho Sauce Spaghetti
Quick and easy to make, this pasta sauce will only take you around 15 minutes to whip up – but with the amount of spice in it, you might well be feeling it all night! Add as much tabasco as you like – or can bear!
33. Casarecce Pasta With Cherry Tomato Sauce
Extremely easy and quick to make, you’ll have this recipe done in just 15 minutes. A simple tomato sauce, with fresh basil leaves and a dash (or 5) of Tobasco sauce – lovely, fresh, and with a bit of spice to it too!
34. Wholewheat Spaghetti With Long-Stemmed Broccoli, Chilli And Lemon
Coming in at under 500 calories, this vegan pasta dish is great for those who are trying to count the calories – but that doesn’t mean it compromises on flavor! The lemon zest and juice give it a fruity tang, and the chili flakes add a bit of spice!
35. Roasted Tomato Orzo
Using fresh vine tomatoes roasted to perfection, and fascinating and tasty herb salsa, this dish is fun, fragrant, and tastes fantastic! A little richness is added by hints of vermouth, and there’s a lemony tang too!
36. Roasted Eggplant Pasta
With a delicious marinara sauce, this pasta dish makes great use of tomatoes, fresh basil, and of course the titular roasted eggplant!
We hope you’ve enjoyed this list of 36 of the best vegan pasta dishes! Hopefully, you’ve found some fantastic meal ideas that you’ll come to love for years!