Creamy White Bean Pasta (Vegan + 5-Ingredients)

June 7, 2019

Entree

By: Chris Petrellese 

A simple and delicious Creamy White Bean Pasta made with just five ingredients. A velvety, garlicky, easy peasy entree ready in as little as 15 minutes.

5-ingredient creamy white bean pasta in a bowl close up with tomatoes on top

This Creamy White Bean pasta is perfect for when you’re short on time or if you’re looking for an easy recipe to use for meal prep. It’s also healthy and full of flavor. If you’d like to make it gluten-free, just use your favorite gf noodle variety.

Ingredients for easy creamy white bean pasta on a wooden board

This week we are cooking up several easy to prepare 5-ingredient meals that can be made in 15 minutes or less. Since we know you lead a busy life, it’s important to have delicious and simple meals ready to go after a long day.

Since we love making different pasta dishes, we couldn’t resist putting a fresh spin on this creamy recipe. If we can be honest, we think you’re going to love this one! All you need is your favorite pasta, white beans, garlic, vegetable broth, and nutritional yeast.

5-ingredient creamy white bean pasta in a bowl side angle with tomatoes on top

Another thing we love about this Creamy White Bean Pasta is that it can be customized to your liking. Have some veggies on hand that you want to add in? Go for it! It goes great with broccoli, sun dried tomatoes, mushrooms, and the list goes on.

We have some more 15-minute 5-ingredient recipes coming your way through the week so make sure to come back for them.

5-ingredient creamy white bean pasta in a bowl close up with tomatoes on top

If you want some more pasta dishes, we have plenty! You can check out:

Make sure you tag us on Instagram @sweetsimplevegan and @consciouschris and hashtag #sweetsimplevegan if you recreate any of our recipes, we love to see your photos!

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5-ingredient creamy white bean pasta in a bowl close up with tomatoes on top by sweet simple vegan

Creamy White Bean Pasta (Vegan + 5-Ingredients)


  • Author: Chris @ Sweet Simple Vegan
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings

Description

A simple and delicious Creamy White Bean Pasta made with just five ingredients. It’s creamy, loaded with garlic, and ready in as little as 15 minutes.


Ingredients

  • 16 oz. gluten-free pasta (or pasta of choice)
  • 2 (15.5 oz.) cans white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 1/4 cup warm vegetable broth, or as needed to blend
  • 3/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves fresh garlic or 1 teaspoon garlic powder* (see notes)
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/16 teaspoon nutmeg (optional)

Instructions

  1. Prepare the pasta according to the package directions.
  2. In the meantime, prepare the sauce. In a high speed blender, add the white beans, vegetable broth, nutritional yeast and garlic along with the nutmeg if using. Blend everything together until smooth. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Once the pasta has cooked, drain it and add it back into the pot. Pour the sauce over the pasta and mix until well combined. Serve warm with your favorite toppings. We like to use cherry tomatoes, sprouts and/or fresh herbs.

Notes

  • If you would like for the garlic in this recipe to be less intense, opt for garlic powder instead of fresh garlic.
  • Prep Time: 4 minutes
  • Cook Time: 11 minutes
  • Category: Entree, Pasta
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: Vegan, Gluten-free

Keywords: Vegan, Gluten-free, White Bean, 5-ingredient, Entree, Pasta

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Disclaimer: The nutritional information shown is an estimate provided by an online calculator. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional’s advice. This page may contain affiliate links, which simply means that we earn a commission if you purchase through those links, but your price remains the same. Thank you for supporting Sweet Simple Vegan!

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  1. Erica says:

    How long will this keep in the fridge?

  2. I made this today for lunch as I am always looking for something easy and simple due to time restrictions. I was pleasantly surprised that it was oddly good LOL Thank you for sharing these delicious recipes. I look forward to trying more in the future. Wishing you many more blessings and much success!

  3. Karly says:

    I love this! Definitely going to make this soon!

  4. LANI says:

    Could you please tell me which brand of nutritional yeast you use?

  5. Mary says:

    Great recipes, but your links at the bottom are… confused. Street Corn link goes to the hummus, and the taco peanut should maybe be taco pasta? And is it street corn or sweet corn? I don’t mean to be a jerk, but if it was my site I’d want to know.

  6. Erica says:

    Looks delicious! What high speed blender do you use? Thank you!

  7. Christy Hallum says:

    I made this for my dinner tonight. Absolutely loved it! Thank you

  8. Maria says:

    Best “cheese” type sauce ever! Excellent recipe!

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