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16 Decadent Vegan Pasta Dishes That Don't Contain Dairy

No dairy? No problem.

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Creamy pasta is the ultimate comfort food. Alfredo, penne vodka, mac 'n' cheese — they're all good!


But for people who are avoiding dairy, these pastas are usually off limits. So here are 16 vegan-friendly pasta recipes that don't contain any dairy at all.

1. Tomato Basil Cream Pasta

Apart from soaking the cashews (which helps make the sauce super creamy), this pasta comes together in less than 20 minutes. Get the recipe here.

2. Mushroom Stroganoff

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A quick sauce made with almond milk and flour gives this pasta a wonderfully creamy texture. Get the recipe here.

3. Creamy Avocado Basil Pesto Spaghetti

Make sure to use an avocado that's super ripe to give the sauce a velvety texture.

Get the recipe here.

4. Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo

This recipe calls for a splash of truffle oil, but feel free to leave it out if mushrooms aren't your thing. Get the recipe here.

5. Sun-Dried Tomato Alfredo

Just throw everything into a blender and you'll have a creamy tomato sauce in no time. Get the recipe here.

6. Creamy Butternut Squash Linguine With Fried Sage

This pasta is topped with crispy fried sage leaves to add a pop of texture, but feel free to omit them to make this an easy weeknight staple. Get the recipe here.

7. Vegan "Cheeseburger" Macaroni

Soaked and crumbled chickpeas replace traditional ground beef in this vegan version. Get the recipe here.

8. Green Goddess Pasta

Cooked cauliflower gives this vibrant sauce a creamy texture without having to use dairy. Get the recipe here.

9. Creamy Garlic Roasted Red Pepper Pasta

This recipe uses zucchini noodles in place of traditional pasta, but feel free to use the real stuff if veggie noodles aren't really your thing. Get the recipe here.

10. Mac 'n' Cheese With Black Pepper and Broccoli

This creamy sauce uses puréed potato to give it a hearty texture that mimics classic mac and cheese. Get the recipe here.

11. Creamy Mushroom and Asparagus Pasta

This recipe calls for vegan cream cheese, but feel free to use one cup of soaked cashews instead. Get the recipe here.

12. Smoky Vegan Macaroni and Cheese

All of the flavors of the comforting classic without any dairy. Get the recipe here.

13. Spinach and Artichoke Pasta

Spinach and artichoke dip — but in pasta form, and without any dairy. Get the recipe here.

14. One-Pot Vegan Swedish "Meatball" Pasta

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Cremini mushrooms and cannellini beans give these vegan meatballs a meaty texture and savory flavor. Get the recipe here.

15. Roasted Red Pepper Vegan Mac 'n' Cheese

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This recipe calls for nutritional yeast, which can be found in the spice section of most health food stores, but feel free to leave it out. Get the recipe here.

16. Vegan Pesto Pasta

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Just throw everything into a blender, toss with pasta and tomatoes, and dinner is ready. Get the recipe here.

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