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Pasta is one of those ingredients that has been adapted in so many ways. Nowadays, you can find a pasta recipe featuring almost every flavor profile out there! These 15 smoky, spicy pasta dishes are warming and satisfying because of their added flavors. All of these delicious vegan pasta recipes are directly from the Food Monster App. Warm up, carb up, and eat up these 15 pasta dishes!

1. Smoky Tomato Almond Pasta Sauce

Smoked paprika brings this Smoky Tomato Almond Pasta Sauce from hot to extra hot! This recipe brings together garlic, roasted red pepper, red chili flakes, and fire-roasted tomatoes for a smokier take on the Italian Classic.

2. Sweet and Smoky BBQ Buffalo Pasta Sweet and Smoky BBQ Buffalo Pasta

This unlikely combination is buttery, spicy, smoky, and a little sweet — and depending on how hot you like your food, you can add more chipotle powder, hot sauce, etc… Try out this Sweet and Smoky BBQ Buffalo Pasta for a simple, 6-ingredient meal!

3. Zucchini Pasta With Spicy Tomato and Lentil Sauce 

Looking for something high in protein and low in fat? Look no further. This Zucchini Pasta With Spicy Tomato and Lentil Sauce has a whopping 24 grams of protein in each serving! Who knew zucchini noodles could be so satisfying?

4. Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta With Shiitake Bacon Spicy Sun Dried Tomato Pasta b

You really need to try this Spicy Sun-Dried Tomato Pasta With Shiitake Bacon as soon as you can. The sauce includes cashews, offsetting the spice and smoke with a bit of creaminess! The chilis in adobo sauce add a hint of smoke and fire, sun-dried tomatoes a rich tomato flavor, Shiitake bacon adds an additional texture and smokiness, and the kale gives it some green.

5. Cucumber Noodles With Spicy Tahini Sauce

This Cucumber Noodles With Spicy Tahini Sauce is satisfying, smoky, and yet somehow still really light and juicy. Tahini is a great source of healthy fats and makes for a perfect base to this spicy, creamy sauce.

6. Smoky Cashew Mac and CheeseVegan Smoky Cashew Mac and Cheese

The picture of this Smoky Cashew Mac and Cheese speaks for itself. Creamy, cheesy sauce coats the pasta and perfectly balances the smokiness. This dish is the perfect combination of savory and umami flavor with its added nutritional yeast, garlic, mustard, and smoked paprika.

7. Baked Penne With Spicy Rose Sauce Vegan Baked Penne With Spicy Rose Sauce with breadcrumbs

Spicy jalapenos, sweet bell peppers, and of course lots of garlic combine to create this Baked Penne With Spicy Rose Sauce.

8. Spicy Kale Pesto with Zucchini NoodlesRecipe: Spicy Kale Pesto with Zucchini Noodles

This Spicy Kale Pesto with Zucchini Noodles gets its intensity from red chili flakes and bitter kale. The lemon adds a touch of sourness and the grape tomatoes add just a hint of sweetness. This recipe is not for the average plain Jane!

9. Spicy Vegetables and Chickpea Pasta Spicy Vegetables and Chickpea Pasta

Sneak in some extra protein and green vegetables with this Spicy Vegetables and Chickpea Pasta recipe! The spice from the curry, paprika, cayenne, cumin, and hot sauce is balanced perfectly with the sweet coconut milk.

10. Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Fettuccine 

If you need a simple recipe that will impress on a tight schedule, this Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Fettuccine! It can be made in 20 minutes from start to finish, and only requires ten ingredients! Dairy-free butter is this recipe’s secret weapon because it adds a whole lot of sweetness and richness all on its own!

11. Spicy Mushroom and Walnut Bolognese Spicy Mushroom and Walnut Bolognese

Cremini mushrooms and walnuts alone provide all the texture this hearty Spicy Mushroom and Walnut Bolognese needs! It gets its spice from cumin, red chili flakes, and black pepper.

12. Avocado Pesto Pasta With Shiitake BaconAvocado Pesto Paste With Shiitake Bacon

A smoky topping and creamy sauce combine in this Avocado Pesto Pasta With Shiitake Bacon for a balanced, effortless dish. High-carb, high-flavor, high-quantity.

13. Bean and Pepper Curry Pasta

This Bean and Pepper Curry Pasta combines two equally delicious comfort foods: curry and pasta. The recipe features rice and beans, a creole staple, swapped the rice for pasta, and added a hint Indian cuisine through the spices used.

14. Roasted Red Pepper Pasta BowlRoasted Red Pepper Pasta Bowl

This Roasted Red Pepper Pasta Bowl is versatile, delicious, and perfect for a quick weeknight meal! Try out this spicy dish on a busy night when you’re craving a comforting and easy meal!

15. Sopa Seca: Peruvian Pasta Bake

This Sopa Seca: Peruvian Pasta Bake is broken up and baked in a chipotle-infused sauce with black beans and plenty of cilantro. Its nothing like Italian pasta, but instead it is a delicious, peppery, and creamy casserole of its own!

Smoky Tomato Almond Pasta Sauce

If you prefer a richer, cheesier pasta dish over a spicy pasta dishes, check out 15 Rich, Creamy and Dairy-Free Mac and Cheese Recipes by downloading the Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source: Bean and Pepper Curry Pasta 

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