10 Easy Vegan Pasta Recipes

Looking for easy vegan pasta recipes that don’t require tons of time and effort? We’ve got you covered!

Easy vegan pasta recipes to cook at home
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Who doesn’t love pasta? It’s the perfect comfort food and pretty much everything goes with it, so you can make a meal with whatever ingredients you have lying around. If you’re looking to mix up your weekday meals or searching for a new family favourite, keep reading for 10 of our favourite easy vegan pasta recipes.

1. Pesto Pasta

Want to liven up boring weekday lunches? This yummy pesto pasta by The Coconut Collaborative is easy to prepare and ready in 30 minutes, making it perfect for busy vegans. Zesty, healthy and packed with flavour, it will soon become a firm favourite.

Vegan Pesto Pasta
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2. Pasta Arrabbiata

Heat things up with this fiery recipe inspired by Frankie and Benny’s classic Arrabbiata. This pasta recipe really packs a punch and is not for the faint-hearted! Whip this up for the weekend or save it for a special occasion.

Penne arrabiata
Image Credit: Frankie & Benny’s

3. Serious Carbonara

You just can’t beat a classic Carbonara… unless you make it vegan, of course. This Italian favourite has been reimagined by Wicked Kitchen with cashews for creaminess and mushrooms for meatiness. The recipe serves 4-6, so it’s sure to feed the whole family.

Wicked Serious Vegan Carbonara
Image Credit: Wicked Kitchen

4. Aubergine Bolognese

Sometimes, shop-bought Bolognese sauce won’t cut it. The magic ingredient in this sauce recipe is aubergine, a seriously underrated vegan staple! This sauce is perfect on pasta or even in vegan lasagne and it’s also freezable, saving you heaps of time.

Basic pasta bolognaise
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5. Ultimate Vegan Mac & Cheese

Cook a bowl of comforting mac and cheese with this amazing recipe by BOSH, who are no strangers to easy vegan recipes. Whether it’s a quick weeknight tea or a well-deserved Saturday snack, this dish is an absolute must-try and will be well-received by non-vegans too.

Bosh Ultimate Vegan Mac and Cheese
Image Credit: BOSH!

6. One Pot Cajun Pasta

If you want to make a satisfyingly spicy and oh-so-creamy vegan feast the whole family will love, this recipe is the one. This One Pot Cajun Pasta by Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen can be made with vegan-friendly chicken alternatives, or chickpeas if you’re not a fan of faux meat.

Vegan One Pot Cajun Chicken Pasta
Image Credit: Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen

7. Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta

Embrace the power of plants with this tasty creation by It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken. Made with just a handful of ingredients, this sauce is versatile, delicious and easy to make, so you don’t need to be a dab hand in the kitchen to pull this off.

Easy Vegan Butternut Squash Pasta
Image Credit: It Doesn’t Taste Like Chicken

8. Baked Creamy Linguine with Pesto Breadcrumbs

This recipe by Avant-Garde Vegan is as mouth-watering as it sounds! The delightfully creamy linguine is topped with crunchy breadcrumbs, making it a great treat to try at the weekend.

Baked Creamy Linguine With Pesto Breadcrumbs
Image Credit: Avant-Garde Vegan

9. Vegan Pasta Bake

Is there anything better than a hearty pasta bake? We think not! This deliciously creamy pasta bake by Loving It Vegan showcases the power and flavour of plants, making the perfect vegan family feast.

Vegan Pasta Bake
Image Credit: Loving It Vegan

10. Spaghetti Bolognese

Thanks to this tasty recipe by Vegan On Board, you can easily veganise this comfort classic. It may lack meat but it certainly doesn’t lack flavour, which is why it’s one of our favourite easy vegan pasta recipes.

Vegan Spaghetti Bolognese
Image Credit: Vegan On Board

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