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Vegan Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe (Nut Free, Dairy Free)

This vegan creamy tomato spinach pasta is a great high-protein pantry dinner recipe, nut free and dairy free. Made with tomatoes, spices, and a secret ingredient for creaminess. Nut free and dairy free, this creamy vegan tomato pasta without cashews is loaded with flavor and nutrition.
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This rich creamy vegan tomato spinach pasta is a bright and flavorful pantry dinner recipe. It’s simple enough to make on a weeknight, but decadent enough for a date night or special occassion too!  And the best part?  It’s fairly low calorie, high protein, and totally nut and dairy free.  This healthy vegan tomato spinach pasta is loaded with good-for-you vegetables and spices. Roasting the ingredients before blending the sauce gives this dish it’s complex layered flavor. This ain’t yo store bought tomato sauce!  It’s thick, creamy, and good for you too.

This Creamy Vegan Tomato Spinach Pasta Recipe Is:

  • Bright
  • Fresh
  • Garlicky
  • Savory
  • Loaded with Flavor
  • High Protein
  • An Easy Pantry Pasta Sauce
  • Vegan, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Dairy Free

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Dinner Recipes

This creamy tomato spinach pasta recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal!  It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards – most of which you probably have on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate.  I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep stocked. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple ingredients in my Amazon shop here.  By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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What’s In This Creamy Vegan Spinach Tomato Pasta Recipe?

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Easy Weeknight Vegan Spinach Tomato Pasta!

This creamy spinach tomato pasta sauce is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering from your favorite Italian bistro!

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How Do I Make This Dairy Free Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta Recpe?

  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  2. In a pot, heat the olive oil over low heat.  Add the onions and garlic, and saute for 5 to 6 mintues until the vegetables have become translucent.  Add the diced tomatoes with the juice, the italian seasoning, tofu, and garlic salt.  Cover the pot and allow tomato mixture to simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  3. Once finished cooking, carefully transfer the tomato and tofu mixture to a blender. Add the soy milk and nutritional yeast and blend on high until the sauce becomes thick and creamy. Transfer  back to the pot it was cooked in.
  4. Add the pasta to the sauce, and the spinach, and simmer for another 5 minutes over low heat until the pasta is warmed all the way through.

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Other Vegan Pasta Recipes You’ll Love!

Almond Milk Alfredo Sauce Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Roasted Summer Vegetable Pasta Sauce (Vegan, Paleo, Whole30, GF)

White Wine Pasta Sauce with Garlic & Herbs (Vegan & GF Options)

Hearty TVP Bolognese Sauce (Vegan, Gluten Free, High Protein)

Oat Milk Alfredo Sauce Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Dietary Modifications for this Creamy Vegan Tomato Spinach Pasta Sauce:

  • This Recipe is vegan, vegetarian, and dairy free!
  • The sauce is gluten free, but always double check the ingredient labels of spices or canned goods to be sure the ingredients you are using are certified gluten free if you need to avoid wheat.
  • This recipe is nut free, but does contain soy.  For a soy free version, omit the tofu and replace the soy milk with another plant-based alternative of your choosing.
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Vegan Creamy Tomato Spinach Pasta (Nut Free)

Kelly Jensen
This creamy vegan tomato spinach pasta is a great high protein dinner made with pantry staple ingredients. Made with roasted tomatoes, spices, and a secret ingredient for creaminess. Nut free and dairy free, this creamy vegan tomato sauce without cashews is loaded with flavor and nutrition.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Dinner, Sauce
Cuisine American, Italian, Vegan
Servings 8 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 16-ounce package pasta use gluten free if needed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 28 ounce can low sodium diced tomatoes with the juice
  • 1 onion slices
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 teaspoon italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • 1 12 ounce block silken tofu cut into large chunks
  • 2 cups unsweetened soy milk or other dairy free milk alternative
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 cup spinach

Instructions
 

  • Cook pasta according to package instructions, drain and set aside.
  • In a pot, heat the olive oil over low heat.  Add the onions and garlic, and saute for 5 to 6 mintues until the vegetables have become translucent.  Add the diced tomatoes with the juice, the italian seasoning, tofu, and garlic salt.  Cover the pot and allow tomato mixture to simmer for 15-20 minutes.
  • Once finished cooking, carefully transfer the tomato and tofu mixture to a blender. Add the soy milk and nutritional yeast and blend on high until the sauce becomes thick and creamy. Transfer  back to the pot it was cooked in.
  • Add the pasta to the sauce, and the spinach, and simmer for another 5 minutes over low heat until the pasta is warmed all the way through.
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