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Creamy Spinach Pasta

A pasta dish jam packed with flavour, served in less than 20 minutes? Sign me up!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 12 mins
Total Time 17 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Fusion, Vegan
Servings 3 people


  • 3 to 4 servings pasta of choice
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tomato finely chopped
  • 1 bag spinach mine was 300 grams but feel free to add more
  • 1 chili
  • 1 tbsp black bean garlic sauce
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp tamari or soy sauce
  • to taste salt and pepper
  • 1 can full fat coconut milk
  • 1 tsp cornstarch dissolved in some water


  • Start by cooking the onions over medium/low heat until they turn translucent (about 1 or 2 minutes). Now add the garlic and tomatoes and cook for about 2 minutes before adding the coconut milk, black bean sauce, chili, soy sauce and nutritional yeast. Let it simmer for a couple of minutes while the pasta is cooking. Now put the cornstarch in a small bowl/container and dissolve it with some water, set aside.
  • Now add the spinach and cook until it's wilted, add the cornstarch mixture and mix well. Add the pasta, mix and serve. Season with salt and pepper to taste.