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Creamy Vegetarian Pasta

This Creamy Vegetarian Pasta recipe is perfect for weekly dinners. It takes less than 30 minutes to get this tasty meal on your plate, and it’s made from only a handful of simple ingredients. This pasta dish is like happiness on your plate. Eat it plain or round it out with a nice side salad or some crusty bread—like this Vegan Garlic Bread with Kale Pesto.


Creamy Vegetarian Pasta

  • Author: Sophie
  • Prep Time: 20
  • Cook Time: 8
  • Total Time: 28 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 2 3/4 cups pasta of your choice
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 package cream cheese with garlic and herbs


  1. In a large pot of boiling salted water, cook pasta for 8 to 10 minutes or until al dente.
  2. In large skillet, over medium-high heat, add onion and pepper. Cook—stirring occasionally—for 3 to 4 minutes or until softened. Remove from heat.
  3. In the saucepan, add cream cheese and 1/2 cup reserved pasta cooking water. Mix to coat the pasta. (If necessary, add more pasta water to obtain a creamier sauce.) Add vegetables and mix.
  4. Divide the pasta into bowls and serve.

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