If you are looking for a comforting meal for those chillier days ahead of us, I’ve got you covered. This vegan pasta recipe takes less than an hour to make, it’s simple yet mouthwatering delicious. The rose pasta sauce is the star of the dish. This pasta sauce is loaded with garlic, cherry tomatoes, nutritional yeast and cashew cream. The cashew cream adds a smoothness and richness that will have you begging for seconds.
an easy vegan pasta
This vegan pasta recipe is a perfect midweek meal simply because it can be made in no time at all. If you are super-efficient and speedy in the kitchen this meal should take you 30 minutes from start to finish (if you’ve had the cashews soaking beforehand). If you aren’t so fast in the kitchen I still think you could have this made in 40 minutes. Any meal that takes less than an hour to make is what I want in the middle of the week. You can always make this vegan rose sauce on the weekend if you are into meal prep. It stores beautifully in the fridge and that will cut your day of dinner prep into 15 minutes.
cashew cream is where it’s at
The cashew cream that is prepared in this meal adds a lovely flavour-packed creaminess to the tomato sauce. The amazing flavours come from the miso paste and veggie broth. My mom was visiting while I was testing this recipe and she was such a fan. We had it twice during her visit, and each time she was blown away by the flavours.
The rose pasta sauce is naturally gluten free, so you can easily add gluten free noodles to this dish (which is how I tested it) and it will be a crowd pleaser. But if you aren’t gluten free and want wheat noodles that will work with this recipe as well without compromising anything. I’m sure most people have their favourite pasta brands and that’s the great thing about this sauce, it will go well with most pasta brands. This is the brand I used for this pasta recipe and it turned out great.
here are a few reasons why I love this rose pasta sauce, so listen up!
- I’m a sucker for 30-minute meals, so obviously that is a reason I love this easy vegan pasta. If you are trying to save time in your evenings, you can make the rose pasta sauce ahead of time, store it in the fridge, and reheat before enjoying. Talk about an easy weeknight meal.
- The pasta sauce is flavour-packed. It is loaded with garlic, cherry tomatoes, and tastebud-exploding cashew cream. The sauce is creamy, fragrant and made with simple ingredients.
- This vegan dish works great as leftovers. Sometimes gluten free pasta isn’t the greatest the next day, so if you are a picky eater, reserve some of the pasta sauce and store it in the fridge. The next day just reheat and make fresh pasta. This is a recipe that is so simple, yet flavourful and easy to make.
I don’t know about you, but I sure love a speedy weeknight meal that is basically ready when I walk in the door after a crazy day. This rose pasta sauce can be made days beforehand so all you have to do is reheat it and boil water for the pasta. Maybe roast up some broccoli but that’s just optional depending on how motivated you are, the real star of the show is the sauce, the broccoli can sit this one out. This vegan pasta recipe is sure to be a favourite as it will keep your belly full and warm this winter season.