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Hey, Pasta cravings are making me crazy! I can’t stop myself from going to the kitchen and cooking pasta. Have you ever craved like me? What do you do in that case? Do you order or cook yourself? Are you vegan like me or a non-vegan? If you are a vegan and you want a recipe for vegan rasta pasta, then you are on the right page.
Pasta appears in almost every cuisine you can think of. It’s a versatile dish that can easily absorb flavours from other ingredients. There are almost as many recipes for pasta as there are countries that have pasta. Pasta is itself a complete recipe, you can boil it and then eat it along with ketchup and black pepper seasoning.
In my school time, I mostly ate boiled paste and rarely the cooked one. My mum was not a pasta lover. When I grew older and started cooking, I cook pasta every second day. Pasta is a complete meal for me. I don’t cook side dishes and only have pasta on my plate. You should try this rasta pasta recipe if you crave Pasta like me!
How to make Vegan Rasta Pasta Recipe
Cooking time is only half-hour and it won’t make you think of trying something else to save time. There are many vegan recipes on our blog but I bet, you would love this one more than others. I think I am blowing my own trumpet. But, yeah, this recipe tastes so good. Don’t forget to comment whether it tasted as I told you or not.
Preparation Time:10 min
Cooking Time: 25 min
Total Time: 35 min
- Pasta rice brown – 2 cups
- Small onion (chopped) – 1
- Sliced scallion – 2
- Chopped tomato – 1
- Garlic cloves – 3
- Bell peppers – 3 (red, green, and yellow, sliced)
- Full fat coconut milk – 1 can
- Jerk marinade sauce – 1 tbsp
- Turmeric – 1 tsp
- Vegan cheese – 1 cup
- Coconut oil – 2 tbsp
- Warm water – ¼ cup
- Thyme – 3 sprigs
- Black Pepper – ½ tsp
- Boil the pasta for five to seven minutes. Add 1 tbsp of pink salt while cooking. Drain the water and transfer the pasta aside.
- While the pasta is being cooked, turn on medium flame and melt coconut oil. Add onion, garlic, and scallion. Sauté them until they turn translucent.
- In a pan, add bell peppers and pour water. Reduce the flame, apply the lid, and steam for ten minutes.
- When it is steamed, high the flame and add tomatoes along with a jerk marinade.
- Stir in pasta, turmeric, and coconut milk. Mix all the ingredients well.
- Cook the pasta for three to four minutes.
- Add vegan cheese and cook for two more minutes.
- The pasta is ready and you can garnish with thyme and black pepper.
- Serve accordingly
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- If you want crispy bites, then add sautéed bell peppers. Soft overcooked peppers will appear dull in the dish.
- You can use a large pot instead of a skillet. You may use the same pot for cooking that you used for boiling pasta.
- Drain the water immediately to prevent overcooking of the pasta.
- If you don’t have olive oil, use coconut oil.
- Based on your preferences, choose any gluten-free pasta. You can use any shape.
- Instead of wheat flour, you can use gluten-free flour. Cornstarch can also be used. For cornstarch, don’t forget to first dissolve in water.
- Instead of scallion, you may add chives or leeks.
- You may add additional veggies.
How to store Rasta pasta?
You can go for refrigeration and freeze the dish for later use. To prevent taste spoiling and for the safety of the dish, first, let it cool and then refrigerate within 2 hrs of cooking. You should take separate airtight boxes to store pasta and homemade sauce.
If you refrigerate in the right way, the sauce can be stored for 3-4 days, while the paste for 3-5 days. Freezing can help store it for longer, like 120 days.
Suggest some serving options.
Salad and garlic bread are the best serving suggestions.
There are 304 kcal of calories, 38 grams of carbs, 6 grams of protein, 14 grams of fats, 4 grams of fiber, and 2 mg of iron.
This recipe is so simple and is one of the most delicious vegan pasta recipes we have ever tasted. It calls for very simple ingredients, so you can even whip it up if you’re in a hurry. However, if you have a bit of time to spare, we highly recommend letting it simmer for at least 20 minutes. The longer it simmers, the better it tastes! Serve it with anything you like the combination. Send us your final vegan rasta pasta recipe outcome in the comments or in our inbox or social media accounts.
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