14 vegan pasta recipes
Try our plant-based pasta dishes that pack in flavour whilst being meat and dairy free, from vegan bolognese to cauliflower carbonara and sweet potato linguine
Looking for a vegan carbonara? Want vegan spaghetti ideas? Try our plant-based pasta dishes including homemade pesto, tortellini and creamy mushroom tagliatelle. Then check out our vegan dinner recipes, healthy vegan meals, vegan comfort food recipes and our healthy vegan breakfasts.
For more recipe inspiration, check out our dairy-free recipes, low-calorie vegetarian recipes, low-carb vegetarian recipes and healthy vegetarian recipes.
Vegan pasta recipes
Vegan mac and cheese
Our vegan expert Richard Makin shares his secrets to perfecting this plant-based version of a classic and comforting pasta bake, made extra rich and indulgent with white miso.
This vegan version of a family favourite uses mushrooms and plenty of veg, making it a healthy vegan-friendly meal that everyone will love.
This lasagne is full of warming flavours, but lower in calories and contains less saturated fat than the traditional dish. It’s also vegan – perfect for feeding the whole family, no matter their dietary needs.
Gazpacho sauce spaghetti
Ready in just 15 minutes this simple pasta recipe is tossed in a smooth yet fiery gazpacho sauce.
Fancy a big-on-flavour, easy-on-the-waistband pasta dinner ready in under an hour? Us too! Try our Sicilian veggie caponata spaghetti with aubergines, capers and olives.
Want a creamy spaghetti carbonara but without the dairy or meat? Check out this super easy vegan carbonara recipe with cauliflower and pine nuts. Ready in under an hour and less than 450 calories.
Sweet potato linguine with vegan puy lentil ragù
Sweet potato linguine is more robust than courgetti, so can withstand a bit more cooking. Served with a warming vegan bolognese-style ragù, this gluten-free low calorie main is perfect for the start of the cooler months.
Casarecce pasta with cherry tomato sauce
Casarecce is a twisted short pasta that retains a good bite, perfect for simple pasta dishes.
Wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon
This vegan recipe for wholewheat spaghetti with long-stemmed broccoli, chilli and lemon is quick and easy to make, plus, it's pasta for under 500 calories – yes, please.
Roasted tomato orzo
Impress your vegan friends with this vibrant sharing pasta dish served with a zesty herby salsa.
Orzo deli salad
This super simple pasta salad makes for a light vegan lunch with sweet roasted red peppers and salty olives. It serves two but can easily be doubled to serve a crowd.
Vegan mushroom ragu
Earthy chestnut mushrooms, red lentils and walnuts come together to create this hearty vegan ragu, packed with umami flavours and 'meaty' textures. You may make more ragu than you need but it freezes well – freeze any leftovers in portions.
Caramelised onion, pine nut and cauliflower pasta
Ready in 40 minutes, roast cauliflower, juicy raisins and slow-cooked onions come together to create this easy vegan pasta dish.
Vegan cacio e pepe
Make your own pici pasta, then coat it in an indulgent wild mushroom sauce. Amazingly, there's no cream or egg in this pasta sauce – just raw cashew nuts, white wine and vegan butter.
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