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Vegan Orecchiette Primavera

Vegan Orrechiette Primavera

Orrechiette Primavera in light balsamic, roasted garlic and tomato sauce with cherry tomatoes, carmelized onions, calamata olives, peas, asparagus and baby bell peppers.
4.25 from 4 votes
Prep Time: 5 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 20 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Italian-Inspired
Keyword: Pasta, Plant-Based, Recipe, Vegan, vegetable
Author: Sara
Servings: 5


  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 bunch asparagus ends trimmed and cut in thirds
  • 1/4 cup frozen peas
  • 6 cherry tomatoes halved
  • 6 pitted calamata olives diced in rings
  • 4 baby bells deseeded and chopped
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Saute garlic and onions until onions are brown and caremelized about 5-7 mins
  • Add asparagus and baby bells, salt lightly and cook 3 mins
  • Deglaze pan with balsamic vinegar and cook 2 mins
  • Add tomato paste and tomatoes, salt lightly and a few grinds black pepper and mix well then add olives and peas
  • Add 1/4 cup of the pastas water plus drained pasta to pot and mix well until all pasta is coated and super saucy then check for salt and adjust to your taste
  • Garnish with black and crushed red pepper
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