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8 Vegan Italian Recipes You Won’t Believe are Vegan!

If you love authentic Italian cuisine but are trying to eat vegan, there’s no need to worry about finding something delicious! Plenty of Cream Pie Recipes will help you enjoy the cuisine without compromising your lifestyle or health. Here are 8 of our favorite vegan Italian recipes! Check out some of our other favorite vegan Italian dishes if you like these!

1. Tomato and Basil Crostini of Vegan Italian Recipes

This simple appetizer is a perfect before-dinner snack. The crostinis are topped with a fresh, herby tomato and basil combo for a light and refreshing bite.

One baguette, sliced into 1/2 inch pieces 4 large tomatoes, diced 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons minced basil (or more to taste) 1 tablespoon finely chopped garlic 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons sugar Combine the olive oil, salt, garlic, balsamic vinegar, and sugar in a bowl. Add the diced tomatoes and stir until combined. Place the bread on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper or foil and bake for 5 minutes at 400 degrees Fahrenheit.

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2. Spaghetti Squash Stuffed With Mushroom Sauce

This spaghetti squash stuffed with mushroom sauce is the perfect meal for those looking to incorporate more plant-based protein into their diet. It’s also gluten-free and dairy-free, so it’s a great option for those with food allergies or intolerances. All you need to do is cook the spaghetti squash, top it with vegan ricotta cheese (or whatever kind of vegan cheese you prefer), and bake for about 20 minutes. Add some pasta sauce on top, and dig in!

3. Creamy Pea Soup

This soup is just as creamy and tasty as its dairy-filled counterpart, so don’t worry about missing out on anything. The secret ingredient is a can of peas, which you’ll blend with water or vegetable broth to create the soup base.

  • 2 cups (480 ml) vegetable broth or water 
  • 1/4 cup (56 g) unsweetened almond milk 
  • 1/4 cup (60 g) vegan butter* 
  • 2 tablespoons (10 g) flour 
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill, finely chopped 
  • Salt and pepper to taste
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4. Crispy Garlic Breadsticks with Vegan Italian Recipes

Crispy Garlic Breadsticks. These breadsticks have the perfect blend of crispiness and garlic flavor. They’re oil-free, vegan, and ready to be dipped in your favorite sauce or used as a vessel for your favorite sandwich fillings.

1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons of unbleached all-purpose flour (plus more for dusting) 1/2 teaspoon of sea salt 1/4 teaspoon of fresh cracked pepper, plus more for topping (optional) 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes, plus more for topping (optional) 3 tablespoons water, plus more if needed 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed through a garlic press

Mix flour, salt, pepper, nutritional yeast, and water in a medium bowl.

5. Zucchini Pasta with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce

This dish is light and healthy, perfect for the summer. This pasta dish is simple but with a delicious creamy sun-dried tomato sauce that will fool even your meat-eating friends. The zucchini noodles are sturdy enough to stand up to the sauce without getting soggy, which makes this dish both healthy and filling. If you’re feeling adventurous and have some time, try making your vegan ricotta cheese or sun-dried tomatoes. 

6. Easy Eggplant Parmesan

This is one of the easiest recipes on this list, but it’s also one of the most delicious. If you’re looking for a dish perfect for a lazy Sunday evening, look no further than this vegan eggplant parmesan recipe. All you need to do is slice up some eggplant and then pour an easy sauce. Bake it in the oven until the sauce becomes a bubbling mess, and voila! You have an amazing dish that will impress your vegan and meat-eating friends.

Creamy Garlic Pasta (six sentences)

Try out this creamy garlic pasta recipe if you’re looking for something more substantial than an appetizer or side dish.

7. Cannellini Bean Risotto

Vegan recipes can often be challenging, but this Coffee bean risotto is so delicious that you’ll never know it’s vegan. Plus, this recipe is super easy to make. All you need is rice, onion and garlic cloves, vegetable broth (or water), salt, and pepper. To start the risotto process:

  1. Sauté the onions in a pot with vegetable broth until they’re translucent.
  2. Add the rice and stir well to coat it with the broth.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste and let simmer for about 20 minutes before adding the peas and cannellini beans.
  4. Turn up the heat for about five minutes or until most of the liquid has been absorbed by the rice.
  5. Serve warm with some chopped parsley on top for color if desired.
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8. Chocolate Cheesecake Brownies

This rich chocolate cheesecake brownie is the perfect dessert for any celebration. Rich, decadent, and vegan. What more could you want?

1 (12-ounce) can of light coconut milk (or low-fat coconut milk) 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips 2 tablespoons brown sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease an 8×8 baking dish with cooking spray. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine the coconut milk, chocolate chips, and brown sugar until melted. Stir in the vanilla extract.