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Pasta Carbonara [Vegan]

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Usually, pasta carbonara is an extremely heavy, rich dish – but not this pasta. This recipe gives you all of the decadent flavors in pasta carbonara without any of the guilt. This dish is packed full of vegetables and a has a creamy carbonara sauce that is to die for.

Pasta Carbonara [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan


  • 1 package of quinoa noodles
  • 1 8-ounce package of Shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 16-ounce package of spinach
  • A sprinkle of smoked seasoning
  • Black pepper, to taste
  • 2 pieces fresh sage
  • 1 tablespoon coconut oil
  • 3 cups vegan cheese spread
  • 1 teaspoon smoked seasoning
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons vegan butter


  1. Prepare the vegan cheese spread and set it aside.
  2. In a pan, bring about 3 cups of water to a boil and add the quinoa noodles. Cook them according to package instructions. Drain the noodles and set aside.
  3. In a skillet, heat up 1 tablespoon of coconut oil and sautée the shallots until they are translucent.
  4. Add the mushrooms and cook for about 7 minutes.
  5. Add the spinach and cook it for about 3 minutes or until spinach begins to wilt.
  6. Then add the pepper, smoked seasoning, and fresh sage.
  7. Add the sautéed vegetables to the pan of noodles, and then fold in the vegan cheese sauce.
  8. Bring stove top heat to medium.
  9. Add the white wine vinegar, vegan butter, black pepper, and smoked seasoning to the pan and cook it on medium heat for 3-4 minutes.





Approachable and fun plant-based recipes for a balanced lifestyle. Sarah Baker is a certified plant-based nutrition and health coach,and founder of BalancedBabe.com. In between working with clients and growing her wellness brand, she spends most of her time as a media and TV personality advocating an approachable and fun holistic lifestyle. You can find Sarah on morning shows such as WCIU’s You & Me This Morning, Fox’s Good Day Chicago, WGN Midday News, and 101.9 THE MIX’s Finnegan's Finds, and has her own episode on Jewel Osco's series, Something Fresh. She can also be found in publications such as Glossed & Found, PureWow Chicago, RedEye Chicago, Refinery29, MindBodyGreen.com, Chicago Sun-Times Splash,Revia Magazine, and a plethora of lifestyle blogs.



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I m loving it.

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I love this recipe.

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