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This Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta requires just a few staple ingredients and is easy to adjust based on what you have on hand.

This Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta requires just a few staple ingredients and is easy to adjust based on what you have on hand | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #veganpasta #simplevegandinner

Today we are making a super simple pasta recipe that uses plenty of staple ingredients and allows for a lot of flexibility based on what you have on hand.

Pasta is a super comforting meal that helps me put my mind at ease during these crazy quarantine days. AND this recipe easily makes 4 solid servings – you have veggies, pasta and beans all in one meal. The perfect meal for a family or save the leftovers for lunch the next day.

This Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta requires just a few staple ingredients and is easy to adjust based on what you have on hand | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #veganpasta #simplevegandinner

So, let’s talk about how to make this Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta

The base of this sauce is onion, carrot, garlic, dried herbs (or fresh if you have them), broth and non-dairy milk. Now let’s talk about some swaps you can make.

  • Instead of carrots: mushrooms, butternut squash
  • Instead of cherry tomatoes: canned tomatoes, zucchini
  • Instead of spinach: kale, collards, peas – fresh or frozen
  • Instead of vegan butter: olive oil, additional broth
  • Instead of non-dairy milk: cashew cream, vegan cream cheese
  • Instead of lemon juice: vinegar
  • Instead of white beans: chickpeas, tempeh, kidney beans

Hopefully, this pasta will give you a good base to make an amazing dinner with any combo of ingredients you have on hand.

This Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta requires just a few staple ingredients and is easy to adjust based on what you have on hand | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #veganpasta #simplevegandinner

Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
This Creamy Vegan White Bean Pasta requires just a few staple ingredients and is easy to adjust based on what you have on hand.
3.50 from 4 ratings

Ingredients

Instructions
 

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the pasta and cook according to the package instructions.
  • While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a pan over medium heat. Add the onion, carrot, salt, pepper & red pepper flakes and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add the cherry tomatoes, garlic, parsley, garlic powder, non-dairy milk, broth and lemon juice to the pan. Stir to combine and bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer for 3-5 minutes.
  • Add the white beans, spinach and the drained pasta to the sauce and toss to combine. Cover and turn the heat to low. Allow the pasta and sauce to sit, covered for 5 minutes. Taste and adjust salt, pepper & red pepper flakes.
  • Serve with vegan parmesan and/or fresh herbs.

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Notes

*I used vegan chicken broth – you can get it at Whole Foods or online here.
Cuisine: American, Italian
Course: Main Course
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