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Pasta is synonymous with happiness. Well, not really, but it should be. I would eat pasta every day if it were healthy to do so. One of my favourite things to do is try to make pasta bit healthier – such as using a gluten-free or brown rice pasta, and making the sauces out of things like vegetables and beans.

Then again, sometimes you just need a good old-fashion comfort food pasta. I love Stroganoff and knew I wanted to veganize a recipe. I began searching for different ones online, and while there are lots of great ones Рlike this one from Caitlin of From My Bowl РI knew I wanted to play around and see what I could come up with.

This instantly became one of my favourite recipes. It’s a super easy, one-pot mushroom-stroganoff style pasta. It’s dairy free, vegan, and can be customized in a ton of different ways! !

Best of all it’s easy, quick, and can be made in just one pot!

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Notes:

  • When adding your pasta, the liquid should be just covering the pasta.¬†Depending on the pasta you’re using, you may need to add an extra 1-2 cups water.
  • I decided to add extra pasta for leftovers, so I added an extra 1 & 1/2 cups water.
  • The beefless ground is optional but adds extra heartiness, protein, and that “traditional” stroganoff texture. You could substitute this with lentils!
  • Omit sprinkle of vegan cheese for a healthier option
  • You can use any type of pasta, but I prefer gluten-free. It’s healthier and easier on the stomach! My current favourite is the Catelli Gluten-Free pasta, or brown rice pasta.

“What I Eat In A Day” videos are one of my favourite type of videos to watch – especially since I’ve recently switched to a mostly plant-based diet (currently vegetarian, easing into transitioning to vegan)

I just find them to be so inspirational and calming, they really help inspire me to cook and try different recipes! I absolutely love cooking, and do the majority of cooking for my mom and I.
I decided to start occasionally doing What I Eat In A Day videos, to hopefully help inspire others and show how versatile and delicious plant-based eating can be!

I hope you enjoy!