10 Pasta Recipes | Vegan, Simple + Easy

If you’re looking for plant-based pasta recipes, vegan pasta, and pesto without dairy, then you’re in the right place! This list features all my favorite veggie pasta recipes, easy sauces, and salads, so you can enjoy the world’s favorite carb without spending hours in the kitchen. 

Pasta Recipes Vegan

I’ve never had a bad day that couldn’t be fixed with pasta. Period. From pasta salads to Mac n Cheese, this hearty carb is central to so many of my favorite meals. 

In this post, I’m going to spread the love with my go-to vegan pasta and simple plant-based sauces. Let’s get started!

Two photos side by side pasta recipes, pesto with roasted tomatoes and one-pot enchilada pasta

Basil Pesto Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes

When it comes to pasta recipes, pesto is a must-have. The Plant Riot’s quick and simple basil pesto recipe is 100% plant-based and tastes awesome with pasta, on toast, or even served as a dip. 

One-Pot Enchilada Pasta

Pasta + enchilada sauce = a delicious collaboration! This World of Vegan recipe is cheesy, saucy, and super flavorful. Oh, and because it’s a one-pot recipe, you’re saving on washing up. Score!

Two photos side by side of vegan pasta recipes, Mexican street corn pasta salad and 15-minute caprese salad

Mexican Street Corn Pasta Salad

Plantifully Based brings us another fantastic fusion recipe with their Mexican street corn pasta salad. Salty, tangy, and sweet, the flavors capture the essence of the classic Mexican dish, with the addition of tender macaroni.

15 Minute Caprese Pasta Recipe Vegan

Veggiekins keeps their recipes simple, like this quick and delicious Caprese salad. Bursting with fresh basil and tomato, this recipe is a perfect summer dish for those on vegan and gluten-free diets. 

Two photos side by side of pasta recipes, Mac N Cheese with Roasted Beets and Creamy Hummus Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Mac n Cheese with Roast Beets 

Just because you’re on a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you can’t have Mac n Cheese! This veggie pasta recipe’s easy to follow and combines a cheesy, creamy sauce with roasted colorful beets. 

Creamy Hummus Pasta With Sun-Dried Tomatoes 

Next on our list is a delightfully creamy hummus pasta from World of Vegan. Topped with sweet and tangy sun-dried tomatoes, this salad is perfect for a summer picnic. 

Two pasta photos side by side, vegan Summer Pasta Salad and Lemon Pasta Salad

Summer Pasta Salad 

Quick, simple, and budget-friendly this summer pasta salad from Plant Based on a Budget ticks all the boxes. Load your salad bowl with fresh veggies and keep the leftovers in the fridge for a tasty make-ahead meal. 

Lemon Vegan Pasta Salad 

Two Spoons lightens up the carb-fest with this nutritious lemon salad. Light, fresh, and herby, this salad would make a fabulous lunch or BBQ side dish. 

Two photos side by side of veggie pasta recipes, vegan Tomato Basil Sauce and Vegan Scallops with Garlic Butter

‘Scallops’ with Miso Garlic Butter Pasta Recipe

This pasta recipe from Veggiekins looks and tastes super fancy, but is actually simple to make. Oyster mushrooms are the secret to making plant-based scallops and topped with lots of garlic and vegan butter, they taste even better than the original.

Tomato Basil Pasta Recipe Vegan Sauce 

When it comes to sauces, this tomato and basil blend is as classic as it is quick. Make extra and keep it in the fridge for a yummy make-ahead lunch.

Looking for more pasta inspiration?

For more tasty pasta dishes, check out these:

If you’re looking for more collaboration posts like this one, check out this list of my 14 Best Salad Recipes and my Ultimate Guide to Late Night Snacks!

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