Vegan Cacio e pepe with creamy leeks

This super-tasty and healthy meal is ready in just 15 minutes!

Prep | 5 mins

Cook | 10 mins

Serves | 4

Mindfulness Factors | healthy | plant-based | vegan | dairy-free | 15 minute meal


Vegan Cacio E Pepe

250g spaghetti

1tbsp olive oil

2 large tbsp vegan cream cheese

2tbsp pasta water

Salt and lots of freshly ground black pepper

Creamy Leeks

2 large leeks, cut into bite-sized chunks

1tbsp olive oil

2 large garlic cloves, thinly-sliced

50g vegan mature cheddar, grated

Salt and freshly ground black pepper


Cook the spaghetti according to instructions (around 10 mins)

Now, sauté the leeks – heat the oil in a large frying pan on high heat for 45 seconds. Add the leeks along with the seasoning and cook on medium heat with the lid on until the pastas ready, stirring occasionally. Add the garlic and cheese a few minutes before serving.

When the pastas ready, drain and add back to the pan along with 2tbsp pasta water, the olive oil, cream cheese and seasoning. Heat on low until the cheese has melted and is well combined.

Add the spaghetti to serving dishes and top with the leeks. Absolutely delicious! Enjoy x

Published by misterrands


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