Servings: 2

Penne with Cashew Tomato Sauce (vegan)

Recipe for a quick and easy to make vegan creamy cashew tomato sauce - it’s just perfect for pasta, rice, potatoes and more.
Print Pin
Course: Lunch & Dinner


  • 250 g penne pasta

For the sauce:

  • 1 onion
  • 1-2 garlic gloves
  • 1-2 tbsp oil
  • 1 can tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tbsp cashew butter
  • dried italian herbs
  • salt & pepper
  • a bit sugar
  • water (or vegetable stock) (if desired)
  • 150 g small tomatoes



  • Roast cashew nuts for the topping in a pan without oil and put aside afterwards.
  • Cook pasta according to directions stated on the package.
  • Meanwhile cut onion, chop garlic and roast for about 2-3 minutes in a pan with oil.
  • Add tomato puree and tomato paste; season with Italian herbs, salt, pepper and sugar to desired taste, bring to the boil and stir in cashew butter.
  • If you prefer a thinner sauce, add a bit of water (or vegetable stock).
  • Cut small tomatoes in a half and add.
  • Finally, pour off penne, combine with the sauce and serve in a pasta bowl; garnish with tomato flakes and roasted cashew nuts.
  • Bon appetit! :-)
Did you make this recipe?Mention @biancazapatka or tag #biancazapatka!