CARE Recipe: Vegan Creamed Spinach Pasta with Peas

Sep 17, 2020

Welcome to a delectable and wholesome recipe from Minneapolis Weight Loss Doc. Our vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas is a perfect blend of flavors, nutrition, and weight loss benefits. Packed with essential nutrients and free from animal products, this dish will satisfy your taste buds while helping you achieve your health goals.

The Perfect Combination of Taste and Health

Our vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas is a mouthwatering dish that showcases the versatility and goodness of plant-based ingredients. Not only does it provide a burst of flavors, but it can also support your weight loss journey due to its low-calorie and nutrient-rich composition.

Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

Adopting a plant-based diet, even partially, can have numerous health benefits. Plant-based foods are naturally low in calories and high in fiber, which can help you feel fuller for longer and support weight management. Additionally, they are packed with vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, promoting overall health and reducing the risk of chronic diseases.

By incorporating our vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas into your diet, you can enjoy the following benefits:

  • Weight Loss: As a low-calorie dish, our pasta aids in creating a calorie deficit, which is essential for weight loss.
  • Nutritional Value: The spinach and peas in the dish contribute essential nutrients such as vitamins A, C, and K, as well as folate, iron, and fiber.
  • Heart Health: Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of heart disease, thanks to their cholesterol-lowering and blood pressure-regulating effects.
  • Digestive Health: The high fiber content of this dish contributes to healthy digestion and can alleviate constipation.
  • Skin Health: Vitamin C and antioxidants found in spinach and peas promote collagen production, aiding in skin health and giving you a radiant complexion.
  • Energy Boost: The combination of carbohydrates from pasta and peas provides sustainable energy for your daily activities.

Wholesome Ingredients and Simple Preparation

Our vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas is a simple recipe that can be prepared in no time, making it a convenient option for busy individuals who prioritize health. The following ingredients are required to create this delicious dish:

  • 8 ounces of whole wheat pasta
  • 2 cups of fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 cup of green peas
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup of unsweetened almond milk
  • 2 tablespoons of nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch (optional, for thickening)
  • Salt and pepper to taste

To prepare the dish, follow these simple steps:

  1. Cook the pasta according to the package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the onion and garlic, and sauté until fragrant and translucent.
  3. Add the spinach and peas to the skillet, stirring until wilted and heated through.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the almond milk, nutritional yeast, and cornstarch (if using) until well combined.
  5. Pour the almond milk mixture into the skillet with the vegetables. Cook for a few minutes until the sauce thickens slightly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Combine the cooked pasta with the creamy spinach and peas mixture.
  8. Serve hot and savor the delightful flavors of your vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas!

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At Minneapolis Weight Loss Doc, we strive to provide you with valuable resources and delicious recipes that support your health and weight loss goals. Our vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas is just one example of how we combine taste and nutrition to help you achieve optimal well-being.

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Dele O
Looks amazing! 😍🌿🥗
Nov 11, 2023
Alexander Nathan
Love this recipe! 🌱🍝 The vegan creamed spinach pasta with peas is both delicious and nutritious. Perfect for a healthy lifestyle!
Oct 16, 2023
Jean Decapua
I can't wait to indulge in this creamy vegan pasta dish.
Oct 15, 2023
Scott Lippman
Excited to try this out for Meatless Monday!
Sep 28, 2023
Subbu Satyanarayana
Love the addition of peas for an extra pop of color and flavor.
Aug 18, 2023
Christina Filippou
I'm sure this creamy vegan pasta will be a hit with my friends.
Jul 5, 2023
Craig Tarrant
The combination of spinach and peas is so appealing and nutritious.
May 28, 2023
Sheila Morton
This vegan pasta dish is a great way to add more veggies to the diet.
May 7, 2023
Purushothaman Anbazhagan
A great way to get a dose of veggies while enjoying a comforting meal.
Apr 5, 2023
Paul Adams
I've been wanting to incorporate more vegan meals into my diet - this is perfect!
Mar 12, 2023
Sonya Owens
I appreciate the focus on nutrition and weight loss benefits in this recipe.
Feb 11, 2023
Marla Woulf
Can't wait to make this for my family - thanks for sharing!
Jan 10, 2023
Melissa Laughner
I love how this recipe highlights the versatility of vegan cooking.
Jan 6, 2023
Paul Black
I’ve been searching for a new vegan pasta recipe, and I think this is it!
Nov 7, 2022
Norm Blackie
The combination of creamed spinach and peas sounds intriguing.
Oct 13, 2022
Doug Hoffman
The simplicity of this recipe makes it even more enticing.
Sep 17, 2022
Michael Engledow
Excited to try this vegan pasta recipe, looks delicious! 🌱
Jul 22, 2022
Kfir Goldberg
Thank you for sharing a new vegan recipe - can't wait to try it!
Jul 14, 2022
Karem Jablonskis
I appreciate the focus on using wholesome, nutritious ingredients.
May 19, 2022
Andres Carrillo
I love how this recipe combines delicious flavors with health benefits.
Apr 13, 2022
Michael Lenahan
This recipe looks perfect for a healthy dinner option.
Mar 16, 2022
Graham Johnson
The peas add such a nice touch to the overall presentation.
Mar 14, 2022
Nick Zdon
Thanks for the detailed recipe - can't wait to try it out!
Mar 8, 2022
Caledonia Library
This recipe is perfect for those looking to incorporate more plant-based meals.
Oct 18, 2021
Lorna Tremaine
Great to see a recipe that promotes both flavor and weight loss benefits.
Aug 23, 2021
Robert Shively
The creaminess of the spinach pasta looks so satisfying.
Aug 21, 2021
Greg Scott
Looking forward to giving this a try, thanks for the inspiration!
Jun 12, 2021
Wayne Connors
This looks like a great way to switch up my usual pasta routine.
Jun 1, 2021
Keith Maitland
I'm always on the lookout for new vegan recipes, and this one looks fantastic.
Apr 2, 2021
Yinghui Xin
Looking forward to adding this recipe to my collection - thank you!
Feb 27, 2021
John Cook
The creamy texture of the pasta is calling my name!
Feb 11, 2021
Peter Darios
Definitely adding this vegan pasta dish to my cooking repertoire.
Jan 6, 2021
Tonya Whitaker
This vegan pasta dish is an excellent option for a healthier meal.
Dec 7, 2020
Dave Combs
The creamed spinach pasta with peas has such a lovely color palette.
Nov 8, 2020
Nat Harden
The creamy texture of the spinach pasta is so appealing.
Oct 12, 2020