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Vegan Fusilli with Sun-Dried Tomato and Roasted Red Pepper Recipe


This vegan sauce is also delicious tossed with gnocchi or spooned over polenta and grilled vegetables.Enjoy this fabulous recipe.

Serves:  4 to 6 servings


  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • ½ cup coarsely chopped, drained jarred roasted red bell peppers
  • 1/3 cup chopped, drained oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, ½ tablespoon marinade reserved
  • 3 large cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon crushed or toed pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 (28-ounce) can whole peeled tomatoes,
  • juices included
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • ½ cup chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • 12 ounces fusilli or similar twist pasta, cooked according to package directions until al dente


  1. In a large nonstick skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the red bell peppers, sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and red pepper flakes; cook, stirring, until the garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute.
  2. Add the canned tomatoes and their juices, reserved marinade, sugar, salt, and black pepper; bring to a boil over high heat, stirring often and breaking up the tomatoes with a large wooden spoon.
  3. Reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, uncovered, until reduced and thickened, 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally 82and continuing to break up the tomatoes.
  4. Stir in the basil and vinegar and add the pasta, tossing well to combine.
  5. Serve at once.

Per serving:

  • Calories 432
  • Protein 14g
  • Total Fat 8g
  • Sat. Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Carbohydrate 77g
  • Dietary Fiber 4g
  • Sodium 587mg


What is a vegan diet and how to prepare meals that are vegan and delicious is the main purpose of our website

Adding more vegetables to your diet is a great way to boost your health and lose weight. The vegan diet is a major factor in reducing the risk of heart disease, type-2 diabetes and even certain types of cancer. Whether you already follow a vegan diet or are just looking to go meatless sometimes, these recipes for low carb vegan meal plan make it easy to eat your veggies! The registered dietitians and culinary experts at have done their maximum for you and sorted out a mixture of delicious vegetarian meals, snacks, and drinks.

Obviously, it’s very challenging to get certain nutrients when avoiding the animal product. So,  we made sure to include a variety of healthy foods like nuts, whole grains, plenty of fruits and vegetables, and low carb meals. We hope you enjoy these recipes filled with nourishing and healthy ingredients.

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