Pasta is such a comforting food, but often laden with cream and cheese. If you prefer to avoid dairy, here are 10 essential vegan pasta sauce recipes to try. Some of them use nuts (which are brilliant at imitating dairy), others use pulses, others substitute cream and cheese with silky avocados.
One thing is for sure, you will not miss the dairy as the following plant-based recipes are simply delicious.
This recipe uses almond milk for a light and creamy sauce
Puréed vegetables such as butternut squash add just the right amount of (dairy-free) creaminess.
Canned white beans are the secret creamy ingredient of this vegan pasta sauce recipe.
Here again cashews transform into a rich and creamy sauce.
This tahini miso sauce is super light and can be used with vegetable pasta or regular pasta.
A creamy and tasty vegan sauce that can be served with any pasta.
Creamy cashews and tempeh bacon. Delish!
Avocado is another creamy plant-based food that is ideal with pasta.
Nori had just the right amount of “fishy taste” so you can skip the anchovies.