Pasta: The World’s Favorite Food

Everything you see, I owe to spaghetti”
~Sophia Loren

It is not just Sophia Loren who believes in the power of pasta.

In Italy, eating pasta is a daily rite of passage, and many consider a meal without pasta simply incomplete.

Even across the globe, pasta ranks as one of the world’s most favorite foods—a nourishing and magical dish that can be whipped up in minutes.

Beyond its convenience factor, pasta is also nutritious if prepared properly.

To provide inspiration, we have created a Top 10 list of simple and delicious plant-based pasta recipes.

The list includes soups, salads, and entrees where pasta costars alongside a variety of sauces, from basic marinara and dairy-free white sauce to rich and flavorful Puttanesca.

Here are some pasta classics that you will return to time and time again.


Pepper Picnic Pasta

Pepper Picnic Pasta

Total time: 30min | Serves: 8

Farmer’s Market Salad

Farmer’s Market Salad

Total time: 30min | Serves: 4-6

Spaghetti Pomodoro

Spaghetti Pomodoro

Total time: 30min | Serves: 4

Fettuccine Alfredo

Fettuccine Alfredo

Total time: 45min | Serves: 6-8

Fusilli alla Puttanesca

Fusilli alla
Puttanesca

Total time: 25min | Serves: 4

Grilled Garden Vegetable Lasagna With Puttanesca Sauce

Grilled Garden Vegetable Lasagna With Puttanesca Sauce

Total time: 90min | Serves: 8-12

Shiitake Stroganoff

Shiitake Stroganoff

Total time: 25min | Serves: 4

Pasta Carbonara

Pasta Carbonara

Total time: 20min | Serves: 4

Chef AJ’s Disappearing Lasagna

Chef AJ’s Disappearing Lasagna

Total time: 100min | Serves: 8

Pasta e Fagioli

Pasta e Fagioli

Total time: 50min | Serves: 6