GF Vegan Orange Pasta

February 16, 2021
This orange pasta might sound strange for first, but it is a delicious change-up from the typical pasta dishes you’re used to. It also happens to be very easy to make and a great choice for a light meal with a nice salad and even for food prepping. (P.S. I could never prepare it for food prepping cos it is too delicious to keep for later...haha)
vegan orange pasta in a white bowl on a cutting board with an orange slice and a spoon

GF Vegan Orange Pasta

Recipe Type: Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS 2 servings
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  • 135 g GF shorter cut pasta (penne, rigatoni, fusili)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 orange, juiced
  • 1 orange, zest
  • 2 tbsp canned chopped tomato
  • to taste salt, pepper
  • 1/4 cup vegan creamer
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • to taste grated vegan parmesan
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1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the pasta as per package instructions until al dente.

2. While pasta is cooking, heat a skillet over small heat and add the olive oil and the onion and garlic. Cook for about 10 minutes, or until it’s slightly caramelized.

3. Stir in the orange juice and tomato, and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste, and add vegan creamer.

4. Scoop in your cooked pasta (keep the pasta water), and vegan parmesan cheese if using.

5. Give it a nice stir to combine it well. Add in a little more of the starchy pasta water if the sauce seems too thick.

6. Stir in the orange zest and basil. Give the pasta a taste and adjust the seasoning if needed.

Also by Imola: Zucchini Carpaccio Salad With Vegan Truffle Cheese

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Imola is a Hatha and Ashtanga yoga teacher, tree planter and writer and editor of Raised by the Wolf, an online magazine for Wild Women, with a passion for exploring and life outdoors. Originally from Hungary but currently planting trees and rewilding the enchanting forests of France. Hop over to RBTW magazine, and blog and follow her on Instagram @yogiraisedbythewolf


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