Vegan Vegetable Penne

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 15 min 6
Vegan Vegetable Penne
Health Highlights
You don’t need a lot of ingredients to have a dinner BURSTING with flavor!


454 gm Pasta, penne, whole wheat, dry
2 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
3 clove(s) Garlic (minced)
1 medium Red onion (diced)
1 pepper(s) Red chili pepper (also chile or chilli) (diced)
1 medium Zucchini (chopped)
1 medium pepper(s) Red bell pepper (chopped)
40 gm Basil, fresh (stalks and leaves separated; roughly chop both,)
1 pinch Salt
20 tomato Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
20 medium Black olives (topping)
4 tbsp Sliced almonds (topping)
4 tbsp Nutritional yeast (topping)
1 tsp Hot pepper (chili) flakes (topping)


  1. Cook pasta according to package instructions.
  2. Add olive oil to skillet and warm over medium-high heat.
  3. Once heated, stir in the garlic, onion, and chili. Cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add in your zucchini, bell pepper, and basil stalks along with a good pinch of salt. Stir and cook for 2 minutes. 
  5. Next, stir in the cherry tomatoes.
  6. Cover the skillet with a lid so that the moisture doesn’t evaporate and simmer until the pasta is ready.
  7. Add the cooked pasta to the pan and stir to combine ingredients.
  8. Mix in the basil leaves.
  9. Top with suggested or whatever you have on hand!


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 453
Calories from fat 126
Calories from saturated fat 22.1
Total Fat 14.0 g
Saturated Fat 2.5 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 6.4 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 288 mg
Potassium 964 mg
Total Carbohydrate 70 g
Dietary Fiber 11.9 g
Sugars 11.0 g
Protein 17.7 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 2.9
Meat Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 2.0

Energy sources


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