Cook 15 Vegan Italian Meals That Go Beyond Pizza And Pasta

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.

Vegan Tiramisu Recipe

For an espresso-infused vegan dessert, this recipe uses aquafaba to create a delicious sweet treat.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Vegan Fettuccini Alfredo Recipe

This creamy sauce uses only plant-based ingredients and uses a cauliflower base.

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Vegan Baked Ziti

This recipe by The Simple Veganista is great for lunch and dinner.

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Vegan Spinach and Cashew ‘Ricotta’ Rolls

Packed with Italian flavours, this ‘cheesy’ pasta dish is something just a little different.

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Vegan Lasagne Recipe

Made with basil cashew cream and celeriac, this lasagne is great for a family dinner.

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Vegan Gnocchi Recipe

Have a go at making your own gnocchi with this simple recipe.

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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!

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Vegan Cannoli Recipe

You can fill these cannoli with whatever your heart desires to make the perfect dessert for you.

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Vegan Panna Cotta Recipe

This festive Italian dessert uses coconut milk for a completely plant-based recipe.

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Vegan Roasted Red Pepper & Aubergine Pasta Sauce

Pasta sauce recipes are a great go-to and are great for utilizing whatever you have in your fridge.

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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!

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Vegn Roasted Garlic Flatbread Pizza with Caramelized 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.

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