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vegan pasta alla vodka

Vegan Pasta Alla Vodka

  • Author: Anna Rios
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


A creamy, saucy, and flavorful Vegan Pasta alla Vodka. This pasta dish is high in protein, healthy fats, and a ton of flavor! It’s a comfort meal you’ll want to cozy up with this fall and winter season.


  • 16 oz pasta of your choice
  • 28 oz can whole Italian tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 1/2 cup cashews, soaked
  • 1 cup of water
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 / 2-1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 cup onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon vegan butter
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • Salt to taste


  1. Cook pasta al dente in salted water according to box/bag.
  2. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and red pepper flakes. Sauté for 1 minute. Add the vodka, minced garlic, and sauté for 1 minute.
  3. Add the tomatoes to a blender and blend until smooth. Pour the tomato puree into the skillet.
  4. Blend the soaked cashews, water, lemon juice, salt (to taste), and nutritional yeast until super smooth.
  5. Add the cashew cream to the skillet, stir well, and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  6. Add sauce to cooked pasta and enjoy!
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 1 cup