Vegan spinach pasta sauce | ready in under 10 minutes!
What’s your favorite pasta sauce? I love to eat pasta with a hearty tomato sauce but lately I wanted to try out something new. So I came up with this creamy vegan spinach pasta sauce and now I can’t get enough of it! I am a huge fan of pasta, especially spaghetti, it’s such a delicious comfort food. When you scroll through my blog you will notice that I love comfort food like curry or chili.
Pasta is wonderful, everyone loves it, but eating pasta with tomato sauce gets boring after a while. That’s why I started experimenting in my kitchen. This recipe contains healthy ingredients, which are spinach, basil, garlic, coconut milk and a couple of spices. I wanted to make this vegan spinach pasta sauce as simple as possible and it takes actually only 8 minutes to create this easy recipe.
I love eating delicious food but I love it even more when my meals are healthy and good for my body. After making some research about spinach I am even more in love with this vegan spinach pasta sauce because spinach has some amazing health benefits which are described here:
The health benefits of spinach include improved eyesight, healthy blood pressure, stronger muscles, the prevention of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), cataracts, atherosclerosis, heart attacks, neurological benefits, bone mineralization, anti-ulcerative and anti-cancerous benefits, skin protection, healthy fetal development, and boosted growth for infants… The various health benefits of spinach are due to the presence of minerals, vitamins, pigments and phytonutrients.
Vegan spinach pasta sauce ready in under 10 minutes
Making this creamy sauce from start to finish took me only 8 minutes! I am not kidding, it’s one of the easiest recipes which is not only delicious but also very healthy. You will only need a few ingredients to make this nutrient rich spinach sauce.
This vegan spinach pasta sauce is:
- Gluten free
- Oil free
- Dairy free
- Easy to make in under 10 minutes
Vegan spinach pasta sauce with basil and garlic
I added a handful of basil to this recipe because I love the flavor of basil and furthermore basil is considered one of the healthiest herbs. Of course I also added garlic to this creamy vegan spinach pasta sauce since garlic makes all savory dishes even more delicious in my opinion.
I hope you will enjoy my recipe. If you try it out please leave a comment below and/or tag me in your Instagram or Facebook post with @elavegan and #elavegan so that I can see it and leave a comment.
Vegan spinach pasta sauce recipe - a creamy spinach basil sauce which is plantbased, oil-free and gluten free
- 3 oz of fresh spinach (90 g)
- 1 handful of fresh basil
- 1 cup of coconut milk, canned (240 ml)
- 2 tbsp of nutritional yeast flakes
- 1 tbsp of potato or corn starch
- 2 cloves of garlic
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/3 to 1/2 tsp of salt (or to taste)
- 1/2 tsp of pepper
- 1 pinch of nutmeg
Put all ingredients in your food processor or blender and mix until its smooth
Transfer the mixture into a saucepan and bring to a boil, stir occasionally
Let simmer for 2 minutes
Pour the sauce over your cooked pasta and enjoy