Plant-Based Pasta Recipes Good Enough For Italians

Easy, plant-based twists on classic recipes

When it comes to comfort food, no one quite gets it right like Italians. Delicious dishes packed with flavor and tradition, what’s not to love? For Italian dishes that keep it light, Lightlife makes it easy to please everyone at Sunday night dinner with tempeh and other flavorful plant-based proteins. Let your inner Italian shine through and get cooking with these easy, plant-based twists on classic recipes.

Eating Bird Food

Tempeh Pasta Sauce over Spaghetti Squash

Normally, a bowl of pasta topped with a hearty Bolognese sauce wouldn’t be considered a light dinner recipe. However, if you swap your noodles for spaghetti squash and mix together a delicious tempeh and veggie Bolognese sauce, you have a nutritious dinner to come home to and a flavorful lunch for work the next day.


Veggie Pasta

As much as we love watching pots endlessly boil, wouldn’t it be great if there was a faster, but still delicious, way to enjoy your favorite pasta dishes? For those who said yes, Lightlife’s new frozen pastas are Certified Vegan and available in two mouthwatering ravioli varieties, Veggie Sausage and Wild Mushroom. Simply cook to perfection with a quick boil and top with your favorite sauce.

Foodness Gracious

Easy Three Cheese Vegetarian Sausage Lasagna

Nothing says comfort quite like a deep dish of cheesy lasagna. For a Meatless Monday lasagna, simply season Gimme Lean Vegetarian Sausage with basil, rosemary, oregano, onion and garlic powders and layer with your favorite pasta sauce, cheese and lasagna sheets for a dish that won’t disappoint.


Italian Meatballs

On top of spaghetti, all covered in cheese – you definitely won’t want to lose these meatballs. Made with Gimme Lean Beef, flavorful Worcestershire sauce and other delicious spices, these vegetarian meatballs served alongside your favorite pasta and a fresh tomato sauce will have your nonna saying please and thank you, or per favore e grazie.


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