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.


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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.

Vegan Mac and Cheese Recipe

Vegan bolognese

This vegan version of a family favourite uses mushrooms and plenty of veg, making it a healthy vegan-friendly meal that everyone will love.

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Vegan lasagne

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.

A golden vegan lasagne in a baking tray with one square taken out of it

Vegan pasta bake

Make an umami-rich vegan ragu with mushrooms and carrots, plus pre-cooked lentils to minimise prep time. Delicious baked in the oven with vegan cheese.

Vegan pasta bake in a baking dish with salad on the side

Gazpacho sauce spaghetti

Ready in just 15 minutes this simple pasta recipe is tossed in a smooth yet fiery gazpacho sauce.

Quick and Easy Spaghetti Recipe with Gazpacho Sauce

Caponata spaghetti

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.

Aubergine Caponata Spaghetti Recipe

Vegan carbonara

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.

Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara with Cauliflower

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.

Sweet Potato Noodles With Vegetarian Bolognese Recipe

Casarecce pasta with cherry tomato sauce

Casarecce is a twisted short pasta that retains a good bite, perfect for simple pasta dishes.

Vegan Casarecce Pasta With Raw Tomato Sauce

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.

Wholewheat Vegan Spaghetti Recipe with Broccoli, Chilli and Lemon

Vegan pesto

Pair our vegan basil pesto with your favourite pasta shape for a satisfying midweek meal.

Bowl of vegan basil pesto with a spoon inside

Roasted tomato orzo

Impress your vegan friends with this vibrant sharing pasta dish served with a zesty herby salsa.

Baked Orzo Pasta with Roasted Tomatoes and Herb 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.

Orzo Pasta Salad Recipe

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.

Vegan mushroom ragu

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.

Two white bowls filled with wholewheat brown spaghetti, roast cauliflower and green chopped parsley

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.

Vegan Cacio e Pepe Recipe

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