5 Great Vegan Italian Recipes

August 22, 2011

Some say that Italian cuisine is the ultimate comfort food! You may be thinking, "But Italian food is all about cheese and meat and --- stuff that's not vegan!" Ahh, but that's just not true! From gnocchi to pasta dishes, contorni (side dishes) and antipasti (appetizers)-- even lasagna has a vegan option! Here are 5 fantastically vegan recipes for sensational Italian entrees!

Spaghetti Pomodoro with Garlicky Grilled Tempeh
A classic Italian favorite with tempeh instead of chicken.

Potato Kale Soup with Italian Sausage
A hearty Italian soup using your favorite sausage substitute - like Field Roast!

Homemade Lasagna
From pasta to faux ricotta, this lasagna is homemade all the way.

Butternut Squash Gnocchi with Creamy Rosemary Garlic Sauce
With less than 5 ingredients, nothing could be easier!

Penne all'Arrabbiata
A tasty vegan version of this spicy tomato-based pasta dish.

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