We’re giving this Italian-American dish a plant-based twist with this delicious vegan marsala pasta. Pan-seared mushrooms in a creamy marsala sauce bring this dish to life with so much flavor! It’s easy to make whether you’re serving it for a weeknight meal or for a special occasion. All can be done in less than 45 minutes! Without a doubt, you’ll love this vegan twist to the Italian-American favorite.
Boy, let me tell you, it was one of the most delicious dishes he has ever made. Before that, I’d never had marsala pasta before, and it instantly became a favorite of mine. Now, we have it probably once every 2 weeks! (We had to reduce the amount we made it because it ended up being what we ate all the time.) If you like pasta as much as I do, then you’ll most certainly love this recipe!
Step 1: Cook the pasta according to the package instructions. In a large saute pan, heat up the olive oil over medium heat and saute the garlic and shallots unto soft and translucent.
Step 2: Next, add in the baby Bella mushrooms and season it with salt and pepper. Cook until lightly browned. Then add in the flour and continue to cook until the flour is lightly toasted.
Step 3: Pour the marsala cooking wine and vegetable broth to the pan and bring it up to a boil then reduce to a simmer.
Step 4: Continue to simmer until the sauce has thickened then add in the dairy-free heavy cream.
Step 5: Add in the cooked pasta.
Step 6: Combine it all together and serve!
So, this classic Italian-American dish is obviously not vegan. However, it can easily be made vegetarian if you remove the chicken. Now, marsala pasta wouldn’t get its name without the use of marsala wine. But what is marsala? If you’re not familiar, it is a fortified wine made in Sicily and is typically used in cooking. It gives the dish a rich, nutty, and slightly caramelized flavor. It’s usually served with sauteed mushrooms and pan-fried chicken and can be eaten over pasta, polenta, or mashed potatoes. But, I personally prefer pasta, hence this recipe!
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