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Spaghetti Amatriciana Vegan

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Spaghetti Amatriciana Vegan

25 minutes total

  • Moderate
  • Vegan

Being vegan doesn't mean you have to give up on classic pasta dishes like Amatriciana. This traditional Italian recipe can be easily adapted to fit a plant-based lifestyle, without compromising on taste or texture. In this rewritten recipe, we'll show you how to make a delicious vegan Amatriciana spaghetti that's perfect for any occasion. So let's get started!



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Spaghetti​
1 ½ cup Vegan Bacon​
1 Onion, peeled and thinly sliced​
5 Ripe tomatoes​
1/2 Cup grated Vegan Pecorino Cheese​
2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil​
TIP Crushed red chili pepper to taste​
TIP Salt and black pepper to taste


Individuals with allergies or specific dietary concerns should verify that the ingredients they utilize for the recipes comply with their restrictions. *Such a line meets the VEGAN, GLUTEN FREE, LACTOSE-FREE AND KOSHER needs


Step 1

Cut the vegan bacon into slices and then into rectangles.​ Add it to a pan over medium heat, along with a very small amount of water.​ Simmer meat so that the fat melts.

  • Vegan Bacon

Step 2

Prepare the tomatoes by making an X-shaped incision on the bottom​ of each tomato and blanching it in boiling water for 10 to 15 seconds.​ Immediately dip the tomatoes in ice water, then peel them, remove​ the seeds and dice them.

  • Tomatoes

Step 3

Remove the bacon pieces from the pan and drain them​ thoroughly. Add the oil to the pan and sauté the onions. Add the tomatoes.​ Season with the crushed red chili pepper, salt, and black pepper.

  • olive oil
  • onion
  • tomatoes
  • crushed red chili pepper
  • salt
  • black pepper

Step 4

Return the bacon pieces to the pan with the tomato sauce and heat briefly.​

  • Vegan Bacon pieces
  • tomato sauce

Step 5

Cook the pasta in a pot of boiling salted water until al dente; drain. Toss​ pasta with the sauce, sprinkle with the Vegan Pecorino Cheese​ and serve hot.​

  • Barilla spaghetti
  • salt
  • Vegan Pecorino Cheese

Passive cooking

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And there you have it - a mouth-watering vegan Amatriciana recipe that's perfect for any vegan food lover. The combination of tender vegan bacon, flavorful tomatoes, and fragrant spices will make this dish a new favorite in your recipe collection. Give this recipe a try and savor the rich flavors of Italian cuisine, while staying true to your plant-based lifestyle.