This one is for all the pasta lovers out there! This spicy vegan sausage pasta is such a quick yet satisfying dish. It’s made with a creamy cashew sauce with a Cajun kick and Chorizo vegan sausages. 7 simple ingredients and 15 minutes is all you need to create this incredible vegan pasta dish! Which mean’s it’s the perfect recipe to whip up on a busy weeknight!

Creamy Cajun Pasta With Spicy Vegan Sausage

FEATURES:

  • quick and easy – this recipe can be easily made with 7 main ingredients + 15 minutes.
  • dietary needs – pasta options can easily be changed depending on your dietary preference.

PASTA OPTIONS:

  • Low carb option – Zucchini/courgette noodles
  • Gluten-free option – Brown rice + store bought gluten-free pasta.
  • High protein option – chickpeas, black bean, red lentil pasta.
Creamy Cajun Pasta With Spicy Vegan Sausage

INGREDIENTS IN THIS RECIPE:

  • Wholegrain pasta
  • Chorizo vegan sausage
  • Red onion
  • Nutritional yeast
  • Cashews
  • Garlic
  • Cajun seasoning
 

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Yield: 4 servings
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

This one is for all the pasta lovers out there! This spicy vegan sausage pasta is such a quick yet satisfying dish. Made with a creamy cashew sauce with a Cajun kick and Chorizo vegan sausages, this is the perfect recipe to quickly whip up on a weeknight! 7 simple ingredients and 15 minutes is all you need to create this incredible vegan pasta dish!

Ingredients

  • 1 medium red onion
  • 3 cups whole grain pasta
  • 6 vegan Chorizo style sausages

Cajun Cashew Sauce

  • 1 cup cashews (soaked in boiling water for 10 mins)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp cajun seasoning
  • Pinch of salt + black pepper

Instructions

  1. Before you begin cooking, add 1 cup of cashews to a small bowl or mug and cover with boiling water. This will make sure your cashews are nice and soft for making your Cajun cashew sauce.
  2. Start by cooking your pasta in a pan of boiling water for around 10-15 minutes.
  3. Cook your sausages depending on the instructions on the back. I cooked mine in the oven for around 15 minutes until they started to get slightly crispy.
  4. While your pasta and sausages are cooking, you can quickly whip up the easy Cajun cashew sauce. Add all your ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth – simple!
  5. Chop up 1 medium red onion and add to a large stir fry pan with a splash of water. Water-saute your red onion for a few minutes until it starts to soften.
  6. Once your pasta and sausages are cooked, chop up your sausages and add them to the pan with the red onion along with your pasta and Cajun cashew sauce. Stir until everything is combined and warm.
  7. Serve immediately or store in a meal prep container!

Notes

  • If you don’t have “cajun seasoning” then use a mixture of paprika, garlic powder, onion powder, oregano, cayenne pepper, thyme + black pepper.
  • You can also add spinach to this dish for extra greens!

Nutrition Information
Yield 4 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 613Total Fat 39gSaturated Fat 11gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 25gCholesterol 48mgSodium 1749mgCarbohydrates 45gFiber 7gSugar 4gProtein 26g

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Hi, I’m Jade! I share mostly oil-free + salt-free recipes with a whole food plant-based philosophy. My goal is to help you eat more plants to live a healthier life & glow from the inside out!

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