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Do you have dreams of creamy vegan mac and cheese? Want to carb-load without the cruelty to animals? Well, then, this piece is for you.

We’ve compiled a list of easy vegan pasta recipes and tips. Here are just a few of our favorites:

1. Creamy Vegan Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo

After you’ve made this, you’ll never want to make anything else.

2. Easiest Vegan Mac ‘n’ Cheese Ever

Nutritional yeast and cashews help to create the magic of this rich dish. If you’re short on time, check out our list of boxed vegan mac ‘n’ cheese products.

Vegan Mac N' Cheese

3. Vegan Veggie Lasagna

Grab a friend or a date, because this recipe is made for two.

4. Basil and Red Pepper One-Pot Pasta

Just throw garlic, red bell peppers, and basil in a pot, and you’re almost there. Check out our other suggestions for vegan one-pot recipes to save you from having to wash all those dishes.

5. Spaghetti & No-Meatballs

Beans, mushrooms, breadcrumbs, and a splash of red wine are necessary ingredients for these tasty “meatballs.”

6. ‘Spring Into Summer’ Pasta Salad

A good pasta salad is perfect for any potluck table, and corkscrew pasta is especially fun to eat.


7. Vegan Stuffed Shells

Vegan ricotta stuffed inside jumbo shell pasta? Yes, please.

8. Easy Avocado Cream Pasta

Use red pepper or pieces of spicy blackened tofu to add heat—both go well with the creamy coolness of the avocado sauce.

Avocado Pesto Pasta


9. Eggplant and Portobello Pasta

Eggplant and portobello mushrooms are both staples of Italian cuisine, making this recipe a no-brainer.

Portobello Pasta© Amy Roth Photo

10. Pasta With Vegan Pesto Sauce

Pesto pasta is God’s gift. In fact, anything with basil is.

11. Vegan Sausage-Stuffed Homemade Ravioli

Use Field Roast sausages for a healthy, protein-packed filling.

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