This is another quick and easy recipe creation, I make this dish whenever I’m busy, it is also great to bring to a potluck or any large gathering! It is especially popular with children but the entire family loves it served with a huge salad! Perfect dish for fall and winter!
How To Prepare Easy Vegan Rotini Pasta Recipe
To prepare this Easy Vegan Rotini Pasta Recipe, I cooked brown rice rotini according to the package directions, drained it, tossed with olive oil and set it aside. In the meantime, I cook onions, garlic with Italian seasonings. Then I added beefless grounds, I used GARDEIN brand which is vegan and gluten-free.
You can substitute with cooked lentils or tofu crumbles or your favorite protein here, I then stirred in pasta sauce followed by cooked pasta and vegan cheese. For the cheese, I used DAIYA SHREDS, but you can also substitute with my CHEESE SAUCE recipe in my Vegan MacNCheese recipe. This is so easy to prepare and it will be a huge hit with your family!
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- 8 ounces rotini pasta, (I used brown rice pasta)
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/2 medium onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1 cup beefless grounds
- 1 teaspoon paprika
- 1 28-ounce jar pasta sauce
- 1 tablespoon Bragg's liquid aminos
- 1 1/2 cups shredded vegan cheese, (I used Daiya)
- Pinch of Cayenne pepper, (optional)
- Bring a large pot of water to boil on medium-high, add pasta and cook according to package directions. Drain using a colander, toss with olive oil and set aside.
- Heat oil in a large skillet on medium-high. Add onions and cook until soft, about 2 minutes, stir in garlic and Italian seasoning cook for 30 seconds. Stir in beefless grounds and cook stirring to coat, add pasta sauce and Bragg's liquid aminos.
- Add pasta and stir to thoroughly coat with sauce. Stir in cheese and season with salt and cayenne pepper if needed.