Vegetarian spaghetti with mushrooms and spinach makes an easy, healthy one pot pasta dinner that’s ready in 25 minutes!
A meatless Monday dinner is definitely in order for me this week.
I had a fabulous time at the lake with my girls for our annual boat day this weekend! We cruised around, floated in the lake on noodles for a long time, sipping our drinks, and ate dinner on the porch, overlooking the water.
Lots of sunshine and swimming. Lots of good conversation and laughter. Lots of food and drinks. 😀
And now I need to recover. With healthy, healing foods that are still delicious and comforting.
And easy. And fast.
Sounds like a tall order, but this one-pot vegetarian spaghetti absolutely delivers.
I love an easy one pot pasta recipe for a weeknight meal. I make lots of different versions and this is one of my favorites for being super light but also so creamy and very decadent feeling.
The noodles soak up the flavor from the vegetable broth and tomatoes and it makes them so rich. The mushrooms bring a meaty quality to the dish and the fresh spinach just brightens it all up.
I’ll get to the notes on this vegetarian spaghetti in just a minute but first I am super excited to share with you a giveaway from Beauty Counter.
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And now, a few notes on this vegetarian spaghetti:
- You can definitely add any extra veggies you have on hand: peppers, zucchini and broccoli would all be lovely. Add them in at the same time as the onions and mushrooms and sauté everything together until it’s slightly tender.
- If you want to make this recipe vegan, just substitute nutritional yeast or your favorite vegan cheese in place of the Parmesan.
- Not vegan or vegetarian? You can stir in some cooked, shredded chicken or rotisserie chicken with the spinach at the end to warm it through.
- You can substitute cremini or portobello mushrooms for the regular button mushrooms if you prefer.
- You could also stir in 1-2 cups of mozzarella cheese if you want a super cheesy pasta.
Here’s to a healthy, happy week, friends! Enjoy!
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Disclaimer: I partnered with Beauty Counter on this giveaway, but all opinions are my own.