Vegan Creamy Pasta

Catalina Castravet
By Catalina Castravet
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5 from 4 reviews

Pasta

Cook time Cook time: 12 minutes

Vegan creamy pasta in spicy avocado sauce, topped with caramelized mushrooms, onions, snow peas, crunchy radish and juicy tomatoes.

After making the delicious Garlic Shrimp Pasta, I decided to make a healthier vegan alternative to make this pasta dish.

Vegan Creamy Pasta

This Vegan Creamy Pasta will satisfy your hunger, while its still light on your waist due to all those amazing veggies. I absolutely love the taste of the delicious Veggie Pasta in combination with all these beautiful veggies. The creamy avocado sauce is definitely a staple in our house, made with roasted jalapenos and garlic. Because the sauce is flavorful and fragrant.

In addition, I am a huge fan of caramelized mushrooms. They add the perfect amount of chewiness and earthiness to this Vegan Creamy Pasta. Also, they compliment nicely the caramelized onions. The snow peas and radishes add such a fun crunch and a beautiful rainbow of colors to the dish. The juicy tomatoes are the perfect sweet finish. You can totally go ahead and sprinkle some grated fresh Parmesan on top for some cheese action. I kept this version vegan, as it was perfect this way.

Why You’ll Love This Vegan Creamy Pasta

  • Firstly, it’s bursting with flavor and coated in the most delicious avocado sauce.
  • A perfect weekend meal and incredibly easy to make in no more than 20 minutes.
  • Hearty and tasty this meal is a crowd pleaser.
  • Also, its vegan and perfectly healthy.
  • In addition, it’s a perfect alternative to eat regular pasta.
  • Leftovers are delicious.

What kind of wine pairs well with Vegan Creamy Pasta

White wine usually pairs well with this dish. For example, Sauvignon Blanc or Chardonnay would be ideal wines to use for vegan pasta. This is your go-to category. If possible, choose a wine that has a moderate alcohol content, preferably between 10 and 13 percent.

Vegan Creamy Pasta

Vegan Creamy Pasta

Vegan Creamy Pasta in spicy avocado sauce, topped with caramelized mushrooms, onions, snow peas, crunchy radish and juicy tomatoes.
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Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 499kcal
Author: Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • veggie pasta (2 servings)
  • 8 ounces baby bella mushrooms (cleaned and sliced)
  • 1 sweet onion (sliced)
  • 10 ounces snow peas (washed)
  • 8 tablespoons olive oil

Avocado Sauce:

  • 2 ripe avocados
  • 2 jalapenos
  • 5 garlic cloves
  • 10 basil leaves (chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice (or to taste)
  • salt and pepper

Garnish:

  • 2 radishes (sliced)
  • 10 ounces mini cherry tomatoes (washed)

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400F.
  • Grease a medium baking dish with 2 tablespoons of olive oil, add the jalapenos, tomatoes and garlic and bake for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime boil the pasta per package instructions and start on sautéing the veggies.
  • To a medium skillet, and 4 tablespoons of olive oil, once hot add the sliced onions, cook for 3 minutes and add the sliced mushrooms and snow peas, cook for 7 minutes, stirring occasionally and seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Add baked jalapenos and garlic, 2 tablespoons of olive oil, avocado, basil leaves and lemon juice to a food processor. Process until creamy, season with salt and pepper.
  • Drain pasta, mix with the avocado sauce, top with sautéed veggies, sliced radish and roasted tomatoes and serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 499kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 43g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 29mg | Potassium: 1168mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1390IU | Vitamin C: 85.4mg | Calcium: 84mg | Iron: 3.2mg
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Whitney @ That Square Plate

Oooh this is totally my kind of recipe! I love the colors and I bet that avocado sauce is so creamy and delicious! I've gotta try the veggie pasta -- sounds awesome!

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Aimee / Wallflower Kitchen

Sooooo beautiful and sounds DELICIOUS! Pinning :-)

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Keith @ How's it Lookin?

I gotta try this. It sounds very tasty. Thanks for sharing

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Eun

Your recipe calls for SUGAR SNAPS, but you show SNOWPEAS in all of your photos. Was that intentional? I love both veggies! When I make this, I may use them boyh.

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Hi, it was not intentional :) it was my error, thanks and I corrected the wording :) I used snow peas, somehow I ended up typing sugar snaps :)

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Mnearing

Is this recipe good reheated? I usually make lunch the night before and microwave at work. Looks delicious!

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It totally worked for me reheated. I reheated it on the stove for a few minutes. By the way, the recipe tastes amazing cold as well :)

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gertrude

can you use veggie noodles?

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Yes, absolutely :)

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Jacqueline Jones

Did I miss how much lemon juice goes in this recipe??

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I used 1 tablespoon

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