8 Homemade Vegan Pasta Sauce Recipes
What lies at the heart of every great pasta dish? The sauce, of course! Now, plant-based-eaters can enjoy meatless copycats of classic pasta sauces—from Bolognese to Alfredo—with these vegan pasta sauce recipes.
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Finally, you can enjoy a hearty Bolognese sauce without the meat—and no, it’s not even made with tofu! This recipe from Veggies Don’t Bite gets its rich, meaty texture and taste from a soffritto made up of caramelized carrots, onions and celery and a dash of liquid smoke.
Who says you need butter and cheese to make Alfredo sauce? Nutritional yeast, cauliflower and cashews makes up this oh-so-creamy vegan Alfredo version from Jenna Urben. Spoon it over a big bowl of fettuccine for an easy dinner.
You only need to dirty one dish to make this fabulous vegan pesto from Food with Feeling. Using only a food processor, this meat- and dairy-free sauce is perfect to make if you’re short on dishes (and time).
Have you tried this secret ingredient when making vegan pasta sauce?
Try Loving It Vegan’s bechamel sauce that mimics the classic. Use it up in lasagna, mac and cheese or as a creamy sauce for a plate of veggies.
Another cozy and velvety vegan sauce to add to your repertoire! You can’t go wrong with Minimalist Baker’s 30-minute garlic sauce for pasta night. Roasted tomatoes and sauteed garlic make any dish 100% better.
Want to cook up a full vegan pasta meal? We’ve got you covered.