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10 Minute Spicy Vegan Garlic and Oil Pasta

This insanely easy 10 Minute Spicy Vegan Garlic and Oil Pasta needs just 5 Ingredients and Is Top 8 Allergen Free if using gluten free pasta.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Italian
Keyword dairy free main course, dairy free recipes, vegan main course, vegan recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 669kcal
Author LarishaBernard



  • Bring a pot of salted water to a boil, and cook pasta until al dente.  Drain and reserve 1 cup of the pasta water. 
  • While pasta is cooking, mince garlic.  
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. 
  • Add in the garlic and red pepper flakes and cook, stirring constantly for 3-4 minutes, ensuring that the garlic doesn't burn. 
  • Toss in the drained, cooked pasta along with salt. Gently stir to combine. 
  • Add in reserved pasta water if needed to loosen the noodles. *You likely won't need it all. 
  • Garnish with fresh parsley and vegan parmesan cheese if adding. 



*Get creative with this recipe and add in your favorite vegetables or vegan protein sources. Ideas listed in the post above. 
*See post for notes about Top 8 Allergy Free variation and other vegetable suggestions
**Nutritional facts are just estimates. Please utilize your own brand nutritional values to double check against our estimates. 


Serving: 0.25total dish | Calories: 669kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 164mg | Potassium: 301mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 464IU | Vitamin C: 6mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg