6 vegetarian pasta recipes

Pasta is one of the most international dishes that exist. Best of all, when we go on a trip as vegetarians, they are a fairly ‘safe’ option (as is the case with pizza). In this guide, I will tell you some vegetarian pasta recipes. They are easy and delicious!

The best vegetarian pasta recipes

1. Caponata pastavegetarian pasta recipes

The Caponata style is typical of the Italian region of Sicily and is consumed both cold and hot (in a salad or with pasta). The main ingredient is eggplant, although the others are also typical of the area. Do not miss this delicious recipe for Pasta a la caponata.


  • 1 eggplant
  • 3 tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 100 grams of olives
  • ½ package of pasta (you can use the one you like, although the original version has fettuccine)
  • salt, oil, basil leaves


  1. Peel the eggplant and cut into slices. Give a small boil with water and salt to soften.
  2. Cut the pepper into strips, chop the onion and garlic.
  3. In a saucepan with a tablespoon of oil, fry pepper, onion, and garlic.
  4. Add the filtered eggplants and stir well.
  5. Chop the olives without Cardozo and diced tomatoes.
  6. Add to the preparation together with some chopped basil leaves.
  7. Cook the pasta following the instructions on the package.
  8. Serve all together, with or without grated cheese. You can add a little olive oil to highlight the flavor.

It is one of the best vegetarian pasta recipes.

2. Pasta with spinach and almond creamvegetarian pasta recipes

I had not eaten some delicious pasta for a long time because the diet I carry out greatly reduces the intake of carbohydrates. But once in a while, a dish is not bad. That’s why I prepared pasta with spinach and almond cream.


  • ½ package of pasta
  • 1 tied spinach
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 5 almonds
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • salt, nutmeg


  1. Cook the pasta with water and salt according to the package.
  2. Wash the spinach leaves well and remove the stems. Cook 5 minutes in water and salt. (no more time because otherwise you will be left with very little).
  3. Chop the garlic clove and sauté in the melted butter.
  4. Add the flour and milk and stir well to form a kind of bechamel.
  5. Chop the almonds and add.
  6. Filter the spinach, chop lightly and toss in the sauce. Stir well. To make it more creamy, you can pass it through a food processor.
  7. By that time the noodles should already be al dente, strain, and place on a tray.
  8. Pour the spinach cream over … if you wish you can sprinkle grated cheese.

3. Pasta salad with vegetablesvegetarian pasta recipes

When we do not have time to prepare a very elaborate meal, we can also offer our family something tasty and healthier than something ordered at delivery. This pasta salad with vegetables takes very few minutes and is perfect for lunch in summer since it eats very cold. It is one of the best vegetarian pasta recipes try it.


  • ½ package of pasta (I used whole-grain rifle)
  • 2 tomatoes
  • 2 carrots
  • ½ cucumber
  • ½ purple onion
  • 1 can of corn
  • Philadelphia cheese
  • Salt, oregano, thyme
  • Olive oil


  1. Prepare the pasta following the package specifications.
  2. Meanwhile, cut the tomatoes into cubes, thinly slice the cucumber and julienne the onion.
  3. Peel and grate the carrot.
  4. In a bowl place all the vegetables and canned corn.
  5. Filter the pasta and immerse in cold water to cut the cooking and to reduce the temperature.
  6. Pour over the vegetables, season with oregano and thyme.
  7. Add 3 or 4 tablespoons of cheese and stir. When serving, pour olive oil to taste. And the food is ready!

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4. Chao mianvegetarian pasta recipes

I decided to leave the “original name” to the recipe because it is well known in the western world. If you have never heard or tried it, I tell you that Chao Mián is a sautéed rice noodle with bean sprouts, Chinese cabbage, carrots, and other vegetables and it has a delicious sweet and sour sauce. Do you dare to prepare it? Although it may not seem so, it is very easy.


For the sauce:

  • 1 teaspoon flour
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 pinch of sugar
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Dry rice or sherry wine 1 tablespoon

For the sauteed:

  • ½ packet of rice noodles
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ginger root 1 slice
  • 1 onion
  • 100 grams of champignons
  • 1 Chinese cabbage or pak choi
  • 200 grams of bean sprouts
  • 2 carrots
  • oil, salt, oregano


  1. Place the rice noodles in a saucepan with water to hydrate.
  2. Cut the onion into julienne, the champignons in slices and the garlic very fine.
  3. Peel the carrots and cut into thin strips.
  4. Chop the leaves of Chinese cabbage into strips.
  5. In a saucepan with a little oil, first, fry the carrots, then add in this order: Chinese cabbage, onion, mushrooms, and garlic. Room and season to taste.
  6. Cook the rice noodles following the package instructions.
  7. When the stir fry is ready to add the bean sprouts and grate the peeled ginger root.
  8. For the sauce: place the flour in a bowl and dissolve with the broth. Add soy sauce, rice wine or sherry. Then pour the sugar and salt and mix everything very well.
  9. Strain the noodles and mix with the sauteed. Pour the sauce over and go … it’s time to eat.

5. Pasta with broccoli cream and mushroomsvegetarian pasta recipes

I love finding inspiration for my recipes anywhere … whether in a cookbook, in a chat with my grandmother, surfing the internet or even when I go to a restaurant. I always try to add my ‘special touch’ to the dishes I prepare, as it happened in this case that I made an “adaptation” of some pasta with broccoli cream and mushrooms I tried a few days ago. It is one of the best vegetarian pasta recipes try this.


  • 1 package of pasta (choice)
  • 2 broccoli
  • 250 grams of champignons
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 onion
  • Liquid cream 1 pot
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • salt, nutmeg


  1. Cook the pasta as indicated on the package.
  2. Wash the broccoli and cut the small trees. Cook in water and a little salt until they are tender.
  3. Wash the mushrooms and cut them into slices, chop the onion and garlic.
  4. In a saucepan melt the butter and add garlic and onion.
  5. When golden brown adds the broccoli already cooked and filtered.
  6. Pour the mushrooms and cream (you can pour a little milk or flour depending on whether you want the cream to be more liquid or thicker). Room and season with nutmeg.
  7. Strain the pasta and serve on a plate, spread the broccoli cream and mushrooms on top … And it’s time for dinner!

6. Tortilla noodlesvegetarian pasta recipes

At home we are not very eating noodles or pasta, it is the truth (much less since I am on a diet and I have allowed very few carbohydrates). That’s why when I prepare, I don’t know the quantities well … sometimes I lack food (and I have to quickly make an omelet or something like that) and sometimes I have so much leftover that I could call my neighbors to accompany us at dinner … or take advantage to Prepare a delicious tortilla noodle as in this case.


  • Cooked pasta (leftover from the previous day for example)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 onion
  • Salt
  • Oil
  • Spices to taste


  1. Chop the onion and sauté with the oil.
  2. Add the cooked pasta, room, and seasoning.
  3. In a bowl, beat the eggs lightly and season.
  4. Take the sauce and cook on both sides.
  5. And ready, you already have a meal that avoids throwing away the leftovers and that is cooked in a jiffy.
Ronney Bien

Ronney Bien is a culinary visionary and a maestro of pasta artistry, whose passion for pasta knows no bounds. With a deep-seated love for the Italian culinary tradition, Ronney has made it his life's work to create pasta that tantalizes the taste buds and leaves a lasting impression.

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