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April 27, 2024

Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Pasta

Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Pasta with Coconut Milk is my go-to dish when I feel like a simple but delicious pasta or gnocchi meal. It is quick, easy, and all you need is one pot and a frying pan! Everyone who has ever tasted this recipe has loved it, try it out for yourself!

two bowls of Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Pasta with coconut milk

This creamy vegan pasta dish only requires 5 delicious ingredients and can be cooked in under 10 minutes. It is the perfect pasta dish for any occasion! The coconut milk adds all the creaminess you’d want, the mushrooms add the texture, and the marinara sauce adds the delicious sweet tomato flavor.

Looking for more mushroom recipes? Try my Black Rice Risotto with Shimeji Mushrooms!

Ingredients

All these simple ingredients are probably already in your kitchen, but if not, they’re super easy to purchase at any shop. 

I love using an arrabbiata or basil pasta sauce to add a bit more depth to the dish. 

Ingredients for the creamy mushroom pasta sauce:

  • Onion.
  • Mushrooms.
  • Your favorite marinara sauce or homemade roasted arrabbiata sauce.
  • Coconut Cream or milk.
  • Your favorite pasta or vegan gnocchi.
  • Salt.

Instructions

Instructions for this easy tomato and mushroom sauce past with coconut milk: 

  • Prepare your ingredients and dice your onions and mushrooms – I like dice the onion into small cubes to get them to cook faster.
  • Sauté the onions and mushrooms on medium heat until tender.
  • Pour the marinara sauce and coconut milk into the pan and simmer until it’s the right consistency.
  • Cook the pasta according to the packet’s instructions.
  • Serve!

Top Tip

Here are my tips to make the best creamy mushroom and tomato sauce pasta:

  • Don’t overcook your pasta! 
  • Add a bit of sugar to balance out the flavors if your sauce tastes too tart.
  • Use an Arrabiata sauce for a spicy version!
  • Let your sauce simmer for longer to develop the flavors more.
  • Keep a bit of coconut cream aside to drizzle on top.

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy this vegan tomato and mushroom pasta with a glass of quaffable wine!

Variations

Gluten-free: Use gluten-free pasta!

Gnocchi: Make sure you buy vegan gnocchi!

Other vegetables: I sometimes add courgettes, aubergines or peppers to this dish. Extra vegetables are always great 🙂

Make your own Coconut Milk!

Leftovers

Store leftover vegan tomato and mushroom sauce pasta in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight container.

Reheat it before serving!

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Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Pasta


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Tomato and Mushroom Sauce Pasta with Coconut Milk is my go-to dish when I feel like a simple but delicious pasta or gnocchi meal. It is quick, easy, and all you need is one pot and a frying pan!

Ingredients

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  • 1 Tbsp Coconut oil
  • 1 Onion Diced
  • 250 Grams Mushrooms Sliced
  • 1 Bottle Pasta sauce
  • 1 tin Coconut Milk
  • 400 Grams Pasta of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Cook the pasta according to packets instructions.
  2. Melt the coconut oil on medium heat.
  3. Saute the diced onions and sliced mushrooms in the coconut oil until tender.
  4. Add the tomato pasta sauce and coconut milk.
  5. Turn the temperature to low and simmer until you’re ready to serve.
  6. Once the paste is “al dente”, pour off the cooking water. Put the pasta into the mushroom sauce and toss to combine.

Notes

  • Don’t over cook your pasta! 
  • Add a bit of sugar to balance out the flavours if your sauce tastes too tart.
  • Add courgettes, aubergines or peppers to this dish for some extra vegetables.
  • Store leftover vegan mushroom pasta in the fridge for up to 4 days in an airtight container. Reheat before serving.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 minutes
  • Cuisine: Italian

Nutrition

  • Calories: 441

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