Pasta with Vegan Meat Sauce

Pasta with Vegan Meat Sauce

This pasta dish is paired with a vegan meat sauce and is packed with nutritious vegetables. A hearty dish for anyone of any diet. If you have soy or gluten restrictions, you can substitute the plant-based meat for a Beyond Meat brand and substitute the pasta for gluten-free pasta.


Serves: 3-4 Time: 45-50 minutes

Pasta with Vegan Meat Sauce

  • ½ large yellow onion, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 zucchini, diced
  • 1 14.5 oz. can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 15 oz. can tomato sauce
  • ½ package Gimme Lean Sausage or Beyond Meat beef crumbles
  • 1 16oz box of uncooked pasta (substitute gluten-free pasta if desired)
  • Salt & pepper
  • Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Italian seasoning
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 3 leaves fresh basil (optional)
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (optional)


  1. Prepare vegetables and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat about 1 Tbsp olive oil. Begin cooking garlic, onion, pepper, and zucchini.
  3. Stir for 5 minutes on high heat or until onions begin to become translucent. Then add vegan meat alternative. Cook for another 5-7 minutes on high heat.
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low, add diced tomatoes, tomato sauce, and seasonings. Use salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Bring to a simmer and cover with the lid, let cook until pasta is ready.
  6. In a large pot, begin boiling water for pasta and prepare as instructed on the box.
  7. Drain pasta once cooked.
  8. Serve pasta with veggie/meat sauce, optionally top with minced basil and nutritional yeast and enjoy! 

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