Pasta sauces need to be creamy. If you love creamy sauces, you need to try this creamy roasted red pepper pasta sauce, which is perfect for a vegan dinner. If you use gluten-free pasta, you can create an amazing gluten-free meal!
Vegan roasted red pepper pasta is just so special. By roasting red peppers you can create a delicious and smooth taste. This is such a perfect meal for all pasta lovers out there. It is so creamy, smooth, and delicious.
What is red pepper sauce made of?
Red pepper sauce is usually made of red peppers, seasonings, herbs, and vegan heavy cream. This combination creates the best flavors.
In this recipe, I roasted red peppers so the flavors were even more enhanced.
If you love roasted peppers, I'm sure you will love this simple but delicious vegan dinner recipe.
How do you roast bell peppers?
Roasting red bell peppers is so easy.
You will need to wash the red pepper you are going to roast and put them onto a baking pan lined with parchment paper. You can add neutral oil, salt, and pepper. But that's totally optional.
Roast the pepper until they are shiny and soft. It should take about 20 minutes to roast them in the oven.
Now you have super simple roasted red peppers. You can make sauces, dips, ketchup, add it onto a pizza, etc.
Are red and yellow peppers sweeter than green?
The short answer is yes! Red and yellow pepper are sweeter, lighter, and perfect for cooking. Green peppers are crispier, more bitter, and not as sweet.
That's why it is important to use red peppers in this recipe, for its mild and sweet taste. Roasting red peppers will enhance the flavors.
Let's make this creamy roasted red bell pepper pasta sauce!
First, you will need to roast red peppers.
Simply chop them into larger pieces and bake them for 20 minutes. After that, they should be really soft and perfect for blending into a smooth and creamy sauce.
Meanwhile, cook your favorite pasta. If you want this recipe to be gluten-free, there are many options! Cook rice pasta, lentil pasta, or corn pasta and you are good to go!
When the peppers are perfectly baked, blend them with a hand blender until smooth and creamy.
Fry minced garlic in a little bit of coconut oil. The garlic gives the sauce such a delicious flavor.
When the garlic turns golden add in red pepper puree, water, salt, pepper, onion powder, chili flakes, and soy cream, to make it even creamier.
Serve with vegan cheese and enjoy!
This healthy and creamy roasted red pepper pasta sauce is so delicious. It is rich, creamy, fragrant, and so tasty. This is a perfect vegan meal for lunch or a healthy dinner. If you love pasta, this recipe is a must.
POSSIBLE INGREDIENT SUBSTITUTIONS
This recipe is easily customizable. Here are some ideas:
- You can replace minced garlic with garlic powder.
- Soy cream can be substituted with vegan heavy cream.
THIS RECIPE IS:
- Perfect for dinner.
- Easy to make
- 100% delicious
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Creamy roasted red pepper pasta sauce - vegan
- 3 large red peppers
- 2 tsp coconut oil
- 2 tbsp minced garlic
- 1/3 cup water
- 1/4 cup soy cream *or vegan heavy cream
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp chili flakes
- Chop red peppers into large pieces and bake them at 400F (200°C) for 20 minutes.
- Meanwhile, boil water and cook the pasta of your choice.
- When the peppers are ready, blend them into a smooth consistency with a hand blender.
- Preheat the pan and fry the garlic in coconut oil until fragrant. Add red pepper puree, water soy cream, and seasonings. Bring it to a boil and add cooked pasta.
- Serve with vegan cheese. Enjoy!
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This post was published on 11.1.2021 and updated on 20.1.2022.