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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

This recipe has everything you could ever want – it’s creamy, it’s pumpkin, it’s pasta, it’s delicious! Oh, and it’s gluten free and vegan-friendly, too. I created this creamy vegan pumpkin pasta to be the perfect fall dinner recipe. I mean, what could be better on a chilly night? This dish feels so indulgent, but it’s made with simple and healthy ingredients that are easy to put together. If you’re looking for more plant-based recipes to work with – or you’re just trying to incorporate more veggies in your diet – this recipe is a great place to start. I can’t wait to hear what you think about it!

What You Will Need for This Recipe:

Pumpkin purée
Raw cashews
Nutritional yeast
Pasta sauce
Garlic powder
Smoked paprika
Salt and pepper
Lemon juice
Full fat coconut milk
Gluten free pasta

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Turkey Pasta Bake

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Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Pasta

Pumpkin Pasta- Gluten Free + Vegan! 😍 so cozy and perfect for a chilly fall evening 🎃🍂 Recipe below! 

Prep Time
10 Minutes
Cook Time
15 Minutes


2 cups pumpkin purée 

1/2 cup raw cashews soaked in boiling water for 10 minutes (strain water before adding the cashews to the blender) 

1/4 cup nutritional yeast

1/2 cup pasta sauce ( I used Raos Homemade)

1 tsp garlic powder

1/2 tsp smoked paprika

1/4 tsp nutmeg

Salt and pepper to taste 

2 tbsp lemon juice

1 1/2 cup full fat coconut milk

10 ounces gluten free rigatoni pasta (I like Banza)


Soak the cashews in boiling water for 10 minutes 

Drain the water 

Cook pasta according to package instructions 

Add all of the ingredients besides the pasta to a blender 

Heat a pan over medium heat 

Add blended sauce & cooked pasta 

Heat for about 4-5 minutes until it’s warm! 

I added in sautéed kale as well!