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Pesto Pasta Vegan

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Pesto Pasta Vegan

39 minutes total

  • Moderate
  • Vegan

Looking for a delicious vegan pasta recipe? Look no further than this vegan pesto pasta recipe! Made with fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and nutritional yeast, this pesto sauce is packed with flavor. Toss it with your favorite pasta and some fresh veggies for a satisfying meal that's perfect for any occasion. Whether you're a vegan or just looking for an alternative to traditional pesto pasta, this recipe is sure to become a new favorite in your kitchen. So why wait? Let's get cooking!



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Serves 4

1 Box Barilla® Spaghetti​
2 Cups​ basil
2 Tbs pine nuts​
1 Clove garlic​
4 Tbs extra virgin olive oil​
2 Tbs white sesame seeds​
2 Oz Tofu soft​
TIP Salt​
TIP Pepper​
TIP Lemon zest grated on the dish, 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

To prepare the vegan pesto put in a blender the basil, pine nuts, salt to taste, garlic, soft tofu, gomasio or crushed white sesame seeds,, the olive oil  and blend until smooth. ​

  • basil
  • pine nuts
  • salt
  • garlic
  • soft tofu
  • gomasio
  • white sesame seeds
  • olive oil

Step 2

Cook the pasta in lightly salted boiling water and drain when al dente. ​

  • pasta

Step 3

Dress with the pesto and, if it seems too thick, dilute it with a glass of the pasta cooking water and serve.​

  • Vegan pesto

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In conclusion, this vegan pesto pasta recipe is a delicious alternative to traditional pesto pasta. It is easy to make and doesn't sacrifice taste. The combination of fresh basil, garlic, pine nuts, and nutritional yeast creates a creamy and savory sauce that pairs perfectly with any type of pasta. Whether you are a vegan or simply looking for a tasty meal, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings. So, give it a try and enjoy a delicious Barilla pasta meal.