You can’t go wrong with pasta when you want a lively, comforting meal that you can prepare in no time. It’s great for weekday dinners after a long day of work, kids often love it, and it’s a crowd pleaser.
Sometimes all you crave for pasta is a ton of your favorite pesto sauce, or a little olive oil, salt and some nutritional yeast. But, there are times when you are looking for a delicious creamy sauce to pour your pasta on and fill your stomach and heart!
Take a look at OGP’s delicious recipes for the creamiest pasta sauces you’ll crave.
1. Mushroom tomato sauce for pasta
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Nele Liivlaid’s Tomato Mushroom Sauce is really quick and easy to heat and uses the staples. You can make a large batch to have on hand for noodle dishes and even rice or Buddha dishes. Coconut milk gives you the extra creaminess you’re looking for.
2. Creamy red lentil pasta
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Try Stephanie Weiss Creamy Red Lentil Pasta if you’re looking for a nutritious pasta sauce that’s packed with protein. Adding the sauce to a blender gives it a rich, creamy texture. You can garnish your plate with some vegan Parmesan cheese and mashed walnuts.
3. Sweet Potato Ravioli with White Cream Sauce
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You can use the sauce from this recipe for Sweet Potato Ravioli with Taavi Moore’s White Cream Sauce with any pasta you like. The sweet potato ravioli, though, is really a thing! An almond milk sauce flavored with tarragon, garlic and a pinch of nutmeg to make the perfect sauce for all kinds of pasta dishes.
4. Creamy macaroni with wild mushrooms
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This creamy pasta with wild mushrooms from Anna Bannister is a recipe that will wow dinner guests and make you feel happy, too. Ten ingredients combine to make the creamiest and most tender pasta sauce you’ve tried in ages. This is a dish full of rich, salty, and herbal flavors that will keep you coming back for seconds.
5. Creamy pasta salad
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This is a great dish to share at parties and picnics. Make this creamy pasta salad from Kris Dee, and your friends will be pestering you for the recipe. Vegan mayonnaise and sour cream help turn this into a smooth, creamy, protein-packed pasta sauce from chickpeas.
6. Pasta with cream of chestnut pesto
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You have to try this comforting, creamy, cheesy and earthy pasta with creamy chestnut pesto from Louise & Nico. It celebrates three traditional Italian ingredients – la castagna (chestnut), no nucola (hazelnut) and bronze cut pasta. Try this recipe if you want to make something a little different.
7. Baked penne with creamy tomato sauce
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Baked pasta is one of the most comforting foods you can make, and this baked penne with creamy tomato sauce from Kris Dee is no exception. This has all the creamy texture and gooey cheese needed in the perfect pasta bake. It’s a great dish for busy weekday nights.
8. Cajun Sweet Potato Rigatoni with Kale
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Sweet potato puree and coconut cream make Cajun Sweet Potato Rigatoni with Kale from Shanika Graham-White the ultimate creamy pasta dish. Cajun seasoning gives that familiar spicy touch and kale packs in nutrients. You can enjoy this sauce on all types of pasta.
9. Roasted red pepper with cream and mushroom sauce
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Here’s another comfort food recipe to add to your meal menu. Creamy Roasted Red Pepper and Mushroom Sauce by Maria Koutsogiannis is made with roasted red peppers, mushrooms, and cashews that are blended until smooth and creamy. Nutritional yeast is added to a little cheese.
10. One bowl of creamy taco pasta with black beans
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Get your taco fix and your pasta fix in one go with this one-pot ingredient Creamy Taco Pasta with Black Beans from Maggie Whiscott. Cook pasta in enchilada sauce and then stir in creamy vegan yogurt for a dish that combines the flavors of two of your favorite foods!
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