For some delicious vegan Italian recipes, take a look at our top 15 list.
Italian cuisine is famed throughout the world for its fresh flavours and traditional cooking techniques that Italians hold dear to their hearts.
Whilst pizza, pasta and gelato are the dishes we typically think of when we think of Italian food, this rich cuisine is so much more than these popular dishes.
Allow us to take you on a culinary journey through Italy to discover tasty vegan Italian recipes you can make at home that are completely meat-free and dairy-free.
1. Classic Vegan Lasagne
This is hands down the best vegan lasagne recipe you’ll ever make. With homemade vegan béchamel sauce and mozzarella cheese, it tastes just like the classic recipe.
2. Vegan Tiramisu Recipe
For an espresso-infused vegan dessert, this recipe uses aquafaba to create a delicious sweet treat.
3. Vegan Roasted Tomato & Broccoli Pasta Recipe
Push the boat out with your evening meal, and take it back to basic with something simple yet delicious like this roasted tomato and broccoli pasta.
4. Vegan Eggplant Parmesan Recipe
This Vegan Eggplant Parmesan with crispy layers of eggplant baked in layers of marinara and vegan cheese is a dish to savour, love and remember.
5. Homemade Vegan Trofie Pasta with Pesto
Switch up your pasta with trofie, a thin, twisted pasta from Linguria in Italy and serve it with fresh vegan pesto.
6. Vegan Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe
This creamy sauce uses only plant-based ingredients and uses a cauliflower base.
7. Vegan Baked Ziti
This vegan baked ziti recipe is great for lunch and dinner.
8. Vegan Spinach and Cashew ‘Ricotta’ Rolls
Packed with Italian flavours, this ‘cheesy’ pasta dish is something just a little different.
9. Vegan Gnocchi Recipe
Have a go at making your own gnocchi with this simple recipe.
10. Vegan Courgette, Mushroom & Truffle Oil Pizza
Swap out the dairy on your pizza for delicious courgettes, the leftovers make a great lunch the next day!
11. Vegan Cannoli Recipe
You can fill these cannoli with whatever your heart desires to make the perfect dessert for you.
12. Vegan Panna Cotta Recipe
This festive Italian dessert uses coconut milk for a completely plant-based recipe.
13. Vegan Roasted Red Pepper & Aubergine Pasta Sauce
Pasta sauce recipes are a great go-to and are great for utilising whatever you have in your fridge.
14. Vegan Biscotti with Almonds & Cranberries
Vegan biscotti with almonds and cranberries – this vegan version of biscotti is just as delicious as the original and so easy to make! They are wonderful with a cup of coffee and keep for ages so make great Christmas gifts!
15. Vegan Roasted Garlic Flatbread Pizza with Caramelised Onions
This flavoursome vegan flatbread pizza is topped with garlic and onions as well as artichoke hearts which is perfect for those craving a cheese-free pizza.
Got a craving for carbs? You need one of the vegan pasta recipes.