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Greek Style One Pot Vegetarian Pasta

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Easy vegetarian pasta recipe with all the fresh ingredients in a big pot

Prep

10 minutes

Cook

25 minutes

Yield

3 -4

This vegetarian pasta recipe is incredibly easy to make and inspired by my love for everything Greek. The perfect comfort food!
This one-pot vegetarian pasta is inspired by my Greek roots and tastes so damn good. It’s easy to make, and won’t use up all the dishes in your kitchen. Plus, it’s vegetarian. I really think you’ll enjoy this recipe for a quick, instant meal for yourself or your family.

Why you’ll love this vegetarian pasta recipe:

  • One-Pot: This vegetarian pasta recipe is easy-to-make by using only one pot. It’s a great one pot vegetarian recipe to add to your list of go-tos 
  • Vegetarian: This recipe is vegetarian and is full of healthy veggies that are so delicious and good for you

One of my go-to one pot vegetarian meals in a big serving bowl

pot of one-pot vegetarian pasta on wood tabletop.

How do you make this vegetarian pasta recipe? 

As I said, it doesn’t get much easier than this one pot vegetarian meal. It’s creamy, it’s tasty, and it can be whipped up in no time for meal prep or quick dinner. Your whole fam will love this simple recipe. Here’s how you make it:

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  1. Into a wide, deep pot add all your ingredients apart from your lemon juice
  2. Bring your pot to a boil then simmer on low for around 30 minutes with the lid on
  3. As your pasta cooks keep an eye on it, gradually add extra water if needed to ensure proper cooking and to avoid burning
  4. Before serving, hit it with some lemon and more spinach or kale
  5. That’s it. Enjoy!

Looking for more pasta recipes? Check out this round-up of 15 Vegan Pasta Recipes You’ll Love.

Close-up of ingredients going into a vegetarian pasta recipe

Fresh ingredients in one pot for one-pot vegetarian Greek pasta.

Expert Tips & FAQ:

What are the health benefits of this pasta? This pasta is loaded with yummy flavors that come from a lot of healthy ingredients. First off, we have the kale or spinach. Kale is one of the most nutrient-dense foods on the planet. It’s loaded with vitamins, antioxidants, iron, and more. Spinach is also super healthy for you, so if you aren’t a kale person, choosing spinach isn’t a bad option. Spinach is a source of vitamins K, A, C, and folate. It also has iron which is always beneficial in anyone’s diet, but especially if you are vegetarian.

Outside of the greens, we have zucchini and tomatoes in this recipe. Zucchini is rich in antioxidants and nutrients, plus it helps aid in healthy digestion. Tomatoes are a major source of an important antioxidant called lycopene, and are a great source of vitamin C which is perfect for this time of year!

That’s only to list some of the benefits of these yummy ingredients! 
 
Fresh ingredients in one pot for one-pot vegetarian Greek pasta.

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one-pot vegetarian pasta

Greek Style Vegetarian Pasta Recipe

4.72 from 14 votes
This vegetarian pasta recipe is incredibly easy to make and inspired by my love for everything Greek. The perfect comfort food!
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Vegetarian
Cuisine Mediterranean-Inspired
Servings 3 -4
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Instructions
 

  • Into a wide, deep pot add all your ingredients apart from your lemon juice.
  • Bring your pot to a boil then simmer on low for around 30 minutes with the lid on.
  • As your pasta cooks keep an eye on it, gradually add extra water if needed to ensure proper cooking and to avoid burning.
  • Before serving, hit it with some lemon and more spinach or kale!
  • That’s it – you can thank me later!

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Camille Christodoulou

Hi Maria!
Do you think the parmesan could realistically be subbed with a plant based parmesan (generally cashew based) ? Thanks a ton 🙂

Maria Koutsogiannis

Yes, that type of stuff is totally forgivable… impossible to ruin a recipe by making a small sub like that! Lemme know what you think!

Sophie

5 stars
I made this the other night and it was DELICIOUS! So garlicky, salty but fresh at the same time! I was worried it would stick or the pasta wouldn’t cook but I kept adding a little water and stirring and it was perfect! So healthy too with all those greens rammed in! Can’t wait to make again – thank you!

Maria Koutsogiannis

THANK YOU SO MUCH, SOPHIE! make our meat sauce next, it’s next level and won’t even know its all plants!

Jessie Mead

As a was putting all of the ingredients into the pot my husband walked by and looked at it sceptically. By the time he took his first bite we knew that this would be a staple in our house.

Maria is somehow able to make every recipe amazing. Sometimes I’m so surprised by the depth of flavours in her dishes. Many of them taste like they have been served at a restaurant.
Thanks again Maria, another great recipe!

Maria Koutsogiannis

I am so glad you loved this recipe as much as we did!

Darlene Owens

Made it but you mr post had purple onions, but it was not in the list of ingredients, should I have added them ?

Maria Koutsogiannis

Sorry, I forgot red onions in the ingredients list, it wouldn’t have made much of a difference though as they just go sweet and add texture. Was it good without them though?! That’s what matters 😉

Darlene Owens

Oh yes totally delicious 😋 whole family loved it.

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much hun!

Alysa Baker

5 stars
Oh my! Two of my favourite things combined! Greek & pasta! Heck yes! This recipe was so easy and delicious. Will definitely be making it again and often!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you so much for the love, Alysa!

Anna Mckilligan

5 stars
Delicious and so easy! Will definitely add this to my list of go to meals! Thank you Maria 🙂

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thank you, Anna! You’re a rockstar! Let us know what you make next! Miss you xxx

Nicola

5 stars
Made this for dinner! Subbed coconut milk for canned crushed tomatoes and added extra veggies and olives. Was absolutely delicious and so easy! Will definitely be making this again soon.

Maria Koutsogiannis

Yes! So glad you enjoyed this, Nicola! Thanks so much for the love!

Zoe

I do love me some one-pot kinds of pasta!

Maria Koutsogiannis

And let’s not talk about how easy it is!

Chloe

How can I reheat it without it losing its flavours? Thanks, Maria

Maria Koutsogiannis

Yes, it reheats perfectly fine!

Ava

So simple, can’t wait to make it!

Maria Koutsogiannis

Thanks, Ava!

Lauren

5 stars
Love a simple pasta recipe like this. I feel like all I eat is pasta this time of year!

Maria Koutsogiannis

yes… I agree with this statement.

Sue Mazur

I didn’t catch the name of that pot you are using, I think I’ve seen it on the Internet somewhere before, could you please let me know what the brand of the pot is? Thank you this recipe looks awesome can’t wait to make it I love all of your recipes

Maria Koutsogiannis

It’s called Our Place!

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