30 Easy Vegan Pasta Recipes

VGVDF

All hail King Pasta! It’s truly the ultimate comfort food, wouldn’t you agree? We LOVE anything noodle-y here at MB, so we thought it was about time we gathered all of our FAVORITE plant-based pasta recipes in one place! From cozy, creamy dishes to classic spaghetti and MORE, scroll through to find a new favorite (or revisit an old one)! Let’s eat pasta!

(Note: Dietary symbols listed throughout for easy navigation!)

GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Vegan Mushroom Stroganoff (GF Optional)
Comforting, creamy, and dreamy vegan mushroom stroganoff that’s gluten-free optional, too! SO delicious and easy to make, with just 10 ingredients required!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Vegan Pink Pasta (30 Minutes!)
Creamy, cheesy, savory, and PINK vegan pasta! A quick and easy, plant-based, and oh-so-comforting side or main. Just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes required!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Easy Penne Arrabbiata
Perfect arrabbiata sauce made in 1 pot with 8 pantry staples. Incredibly spicy, garlicky, vibrant tomato flavor. Gluten-free friendly and naturally vegan.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
20-Minute Mac and Cheese (Vegan)
EASY homemade vegan mac and cheese. Creamy, cheesy, and SO comforting! Ready in 20 minutes with 9 simple whole food ingredients. Gluten-free optional.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Avocado Pesto Pasta Salad
A quick, light, and flavorful pasta made with an herby avocado pesto! Just 10 simple ingredients required and seasonally adaptable!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Vegan Pasta Al Limone
A pasta that screams spring: Pasta Al Limone! Our vegan take doesn’t skimp on lemony, cheesy flavor or mega creamy texture. Just 10 ingredients and simple methods required!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Easy Vegan Mac and Cheese
Easy, creamy, vegan mac and cheese! This 1-pot dish is made with tender shells and creamy vegan cheddar cheese sauce. It’s the ultimate cozy comfort food with just 5 ingredients and 15 minutes required!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Easy 1-Pot Vegan Spaghetti (30 minutes!)
All of the bold flavors of classic spaghetti made in 1 pot in 30 minutes! Plus, plenty of veggies for added nutrition. Easy to make, naturally plant-based, and gluten-free!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Roasted Butternut Squash Pasta
Incredibly flavorful roasted butternut squash pasta with garlicky alfredo sauce and optional shiitake bacon. Savory-sweet, comforting, 10 simple ingredients required! Naturally plant-based and gluten-free.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Pumpkin Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Amazing, creamy, flavorful pumpkin mac ‘n’ cheese made with 10 simple ingredients! The perfect dairy- and gluten-free entrée for fall and the holiday season!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Vegan White Pasta with Summer Vegetables
A light, cheesy white vegan pasta with summer vegetables. Incredibly versatile, 10 ingredients, and a delicious plant-based side or entrée!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Roasted Broccoli Pasta Salad with Hemp Pesto (V/GF)
A simple, flavorful, plant-based salad with roasted broccoli, gluten-free pasta, sun-dried tomatoes, and vegan pesto! 10 ingredients, 30 minutes, BIG flavor!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
30-Minute Cashew Alfredo
Creamy, saucy cashew alfredo in 30 minutes! The perfect plant-based sauce for all your pasta night needs.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Garlic and White Wine Pasta with Brussels Sprouts
Flavorful, insanely delicious pasta with white wine and garlic white sauce and roasted Brussels sprouts. Just 30 minutes and 10 ingredients required!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Penne Pasta Salad (30 Minutes!)
Wholesome and delicious classic pasta salad made with creamy pesto dressing and roasted tomatoes. Made with just 9 ingredients in 30 minutes! The perfect quick + easy side dish.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta (GF)
Creamy mushroom and asparagus pasta that’s entirely gluten-free and requires just 30 minutes to prepare! A hearty, quick, and flavorful plant-based meal.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
The Best Vegan Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese
THE BEST Vegan, Gluten-Free Mac ‘n’ Cheese made with 8 simple ingredients in 1 hour! Cheesy, hearty, and so satisfying.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Pea Pesto Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Arugula (Vegan + GF)
Amazing, 30-minute pea pesto pasta that's vegan, gluten-free, and tossed with arugula and sun-dried tomatoes. A hearty, flavorful plant-based meal or side.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Spicy Red Pasta with Lentils
Simple, 30-minute spicy red pasta sauce with red lentils for added protein and fiber. Serve over gluten-free pasta for a delicious and hearty plant-based meal!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Garlic Chili Pasta with Roasted Cauliflower
Garlicky, chili-spiced simple linguini tossed with vegan parmesan cheese, fresh parsley, and garlic-roasted cauliflower! A flavorful, satisfying plant-based dish requiring just 10 ingredients and 30 minutes.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
30-Minute Vegan Alfredo (GF)
Creamy, 30-minute vegan alfredo made with 9 ingredients and simple methods. Add spring peas and vegan parmesan cheese for a satisfying plant-based meal.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Garlic Mac ‘n’ Cheese
Creamy, simple Vegan Mac 'N' Cheese infused with raw and roasted garlic for extra flavor! Just 10 ingredients required for this delicious, flavorful plant-based entrée or side.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta (V + GF)
Simple, 6-ingredient Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Pasta that comes together in 20 minutes! An easy, healthy vegan, gluten-free lunch or dinner.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Vegan Roasted Red Pepper Pasta (GF)
10-ingredient roasted red pepper pasta with a creamy, savory-sweet red pepper sauce and fresh parsley. Light, healthy, and simple, yet incredibly satisfying.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Creamy Vegan Lemon Asparagus Pasta
A vegan pasta that requires simple ingredients and just 30 minutes! A creamy butter- and dairy-free white sauce is infused with lemon and roasted garlic. Simple, light, delicious. See notes for adapting if you’re gluten-free or not vegan.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDF
Vegan Macaroni Salad
30-minute vegan pasta salad loaded with colorful veg and tossed in a dairy-free, undetectably tofu-based dressing. Perfect for summer shindigs, cookouts, and picnics.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Vegan Caramelized Onion Mac n Cheese
10-ingredient creamy mac ‘n’ cheese made with a simple eggplant-based cheese sauce! Caramelized onions and toasted breadcrumbs send this dish over the top.
Make The Recipe
VGVDFNS
Creamy Vegan Garlic Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes
A 30-minute creamy pasta made with almond milk and infused with garlic and roasted tomatoes. Perfect for a quick, weeknight meal and feeding vegan/dairy-free friends.
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
Vegan Green Chili Mac ‘n’ Cheese
10 ingredient, 30 minute vegan mac n cheese infused with green chili and topped with crispy baked crushed tortilla chips!
Make The Recipe
GFVGVDFNS
1-Pot Vegan Pasta
Healthy 1-pot vegan pasta with sauteed mushrooms and eggplant. Easy, customizable, and super delicious.
Make The Recipe

If you try any of these recipes, let us know! Leave a comment or take a picture and tag it @minimalistbaker on Instagram. Enjoy, friends!

Reader Interactions

Leave a Comment & Rating! Cancel reply

  1. Kris Campbellsays

    I’ve made the Creamy Vegan Pink Pasta several times, and each time this dish comes out perfect, delicious, and a family favorite. Even my father in-law (who is vegan adverse) loves it.

    Reply