Welcome Green Monsters! We're your online guide to making conscious choices that help people, animals and the planet.
Download food monster: the biggest, baddest, yummiest vegan food app!
single

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR Newsletter

Food Monster - Recipes

Tortellini With Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce [Vegan]

LIKE OGP ON FACEBOOK :
If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and paid versions. The app is loaded with thousands of allergy-friendly & vegan recipes/cooking tips, has hundreds of search filters and features like bookmarking, meal plans and more! The app shows you how having diet/health/food preferences can be full of delicious abundance rather than restrictions!

This is the kind of hearty delicious pasta everyone loves, it’s perfect on its own or as a side and leftovers are wonderful. If you are a fan of pesto, you will be a super fan of this dish. It’s not imperative that you use tortellini, feel free to experiment with other pastas!

Tortellini With Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Soy Free Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 small onion, chopped (optional)
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomato pesto or other type of pesto
  • 1/2 cup chopped slow roasted tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, or 1 cup cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1 cup full-fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup frozen English peas (thawed)
  • 1 pound cooked vegan tortellini your favorite variety of pasta
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or to taste (optional)
  • Salt, to taste
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil or parsley, plus more for garnish

Preparation

  1. Heat olive oil over medium heat in a large saucepan.
  2. Add onions and sauté, stirring often for about 2 minutes until softened and fragrant.
  3. Mix in pesto, add tomatoes, and let it cook for another minute or so.
  4. Add coconut milk and peas and stir well, bring to a low simmer.
  5. Add tortellini and toss gently to coat.
  6. Add pepper flakes and salt to taste.
  7. Remove from heat and stir in basil or parsley.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1708 | Total Carbs: 173 g | Total Fat: 79 g | Total Protein: 45 g | Total Sodium: 3569 g | Total Sugar: 43 g

EXPLORE MORE RECIPES WITH THESE INGREDIENTS:


 

AUTHOR & RECIPE DETAILS


photo

Simple, nourishing, and budget-friendly foods inspired by African flavors.

Hello, I’m Elsa and I chronicle my adventures exploring nourishing and vibrant plant-based foods on my blog, The Whinery.
When I’m not in my tiny kitchen in Vancouver, BC whipping up delicious meals, I travel, dabble in photography and explore sustainable coffee houses.


 

 

Want to read more posts like this? Sign up for our newsletter below!​

Browse through recent recipes below:

‘Cheesy’ Whole Roasted Cauliflower [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

“Cheese” Whole Roasted Cauliflower [Vegan]

Pumpkin Ravioli in White Wine Butter Sage Sauce [Vegan]

Pumpkin Sage Ravioli in White Wine Butter Sage Sauce

Smashed Potatoes With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto [Vegan, Grain-Free]

Vegan Grain-Free Smashed Potatoes With Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto

Fudge Crunch Bars [Vegan, Gluten-Free]


Disclosure: One Green Planet accepts advertising, sponsorship, affiliate links and other forms of compensation, which may or may not influence the advertising content, topics or articles written on this site. Click here for more information.

0 comments on “Tortellini With Peas and Pesto Cream Sauce [Vegan]”

Click to add comment


Subscribe to our Newsletter




Follow us on


Do Not Show This Again

×

Submit to OneGreenPlanet


Terms & Conditions ×
  GET FOOD MONSTER APPX