This recipe is the king of easy vegan pasta recipes. The mixture of the subtle tartness of the cherry tomatoes and the zing of the cayenne pepper really heat this dish up. If you are cooking at home for your special someone, then this dish is sure to spice up the evening. If you are cooking this meal as part of your plant-based diet for kid, you can skip the cayenne. Your boring pasta nights just got an upgrade!

The King of Vegan Pasta Recipes: Sweet Cherry Tomato. This recipe is:

  • meat-free
  • a zesty addition to your plant-based meal plans
  • less than 5 steps to make
  • the perfect addition to your plant-based family
  • a dinner date night specialty

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Vegan Cherry Tomato Pasta
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Recipe type: Lunch/Dinner
Phase: 3
Serves: 4 servings
  • 1 small box of pasta noodles
  • 1 container of fresh cherry tomatoes - sliced in half
  • 8 - 10 fresh basil leaves - rinsed & chopped
  • 2 tbsp water
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • salt & pepper to taste
  1. Cook the pasta according to the directions on the box.
  2. In a medium sized pan, over medium heat, cook the tomatoes in the water for five minutes.
  3. Add the basil & spices and continue cooking, stirring often, for five more minutes or until the tomatoes are beginning to break down.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve the sauce over the pasta while
  5. piping hot!


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