Creamy Mushroom and Spinach One-Pot Pasta

Updated: Dec 10, 2019

Total Prep and Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Equipment Needed: Hob

Freezable: No

Serves: 2-3

I absolutely love one pot pasta recipes, mainly because they are so easy to make but they are always packed with flavour. This vegan pasta only takes 30 minutes from start to finish and is perfect for a quick, healthy weeknight recipe.

Ingredients for Creamy Mushroom and Spinach One-Pot Pasta:

  • 2 heaped tablespoons of cashew butter

  • 1 lemon

  • 450ml of almond milk

  • 350ml of boiling water

  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 2 garlic cloves, pressed

  • 300g of pasta (try not to use wholewheat pasta as it takes a lot longer to cook)

  • 200g of mushrooms

  • 300g of cherry tomatoes

  • 2 handfuls of spinach

  • 1/2 tsp of salt

  • 1/2 tsp of pepper

  • 1 tsp of olive oil


1. Firstly, chop your mushrooms and add to a pan with olive oil on a medium heat. Cook for around 3 minutes.

2. Then add all your ingredients to the pan except for the spinach. Mix everything together and then raise the heat on the hob so that it starts to boil. As soon as it starts to boil, reduce the heat to a low simmer.

3. Cook the pasta for around 20-25 minutes, stirring regularly.

4. Once the pasta is cooked (it may be worth trying a bit to make sure it's fully cooked) take off the heat and mix through your spinach. The heat from the pasta should wilt it.

5. Serve and enjoy!

If your pasta is not cooked after 25 minutes, add a tiny bit more water or almond milk to the pan and cook for a bit longer/once the pasta has softened.

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Here at Defying Hangry, we make delicious and easy vegan recipes that take no longer than 30 minutes to cook. All our meals contain a range of nutritious and easily accessible ingredients - to make even the busiest of mealtimes easy, healthy and quick. As well as vegan recipes, we also share a range of vegan gluten-free recipes and vegan nut-free recipes.