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Vegan-meat -sauce

Easy Vegan Meat Sauce

Course: dinner, lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American, fusion, Italian
Keyword: comfortfood, Easy, Kid Approved, pasta, seitan, vegan
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 364kcal
Easy and cozy "meat " sauce perfect for a weeknight dinner
Print Recipe


  • pot, saute pan


  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 8oz package seitan crumbles
  • ½ yellow onion diced
  • 1 red pepper diced
  • 1 large can fire roasted crushed tomatoes
  • 1 tbsp dry oregano
  • ½ tsp maple syrup
  • 1 cup water
  • ½ tsp salt
  • crushed red pepper
  • black pepper to taste
  • nutritional yeast to taste
  • 1 pound rigatoni


  • Put on water for pasta to cook on back burner and cook pasta according to the box while making the sauce
  • In a large skillet heat the oil then add garlic and onions and cook for 3-4 minutes until toasty and fragrant
  • Add seitan crumbles and bell peppers, and cook for 4 minutes
  • Add tomatoes, water, oregano, and salt and simmer while you wait for the pasta to cook
  • Stir in pasta, garnish with black pepper, crushed red pepper and nutritional yeast to your taste
  • Serve with roasted veggies


Calories: 364kcal | Carbohydrates: 72g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 293mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 763IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 2mg