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Vegan smoky eggpant pasta gluten-free

Get the Recipe: Vegan Smoky Tofu Eggplant Pasta

The yummiest vegan smoky tofu eggplant pasta, with zucchini and fresh tomatoes! Perfect for a rich, savoury dinner that's ready in under 30 minutes. Gluten-free & oil-free.


  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 small red chilli, chopped finely
  • 1/2 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 3/4 cup tomatoes, diced
  • 1 cup eggplant, diced
  • 3/4 cup zucchini, diced
  • 2 tbsp tamari
  • 10 oz extra firm tofu, crumbled
  • 1 cup veggie broth, (stock)
  • 10 oz gluten-free pasta
  • 1/4 cup vegan cheese, grated (optional)
  • salt , to taste


  • Non-stick frying pan
  • Saucepan
  • Kitchen tongs


  • Add the onion, garlic, red chilli, curry powder, cumin, smoked paprika and tomato paste to a non-stick frying pan and sauté for 3-4 minutes, until softened. If you want to, you can use olive oil, coconut oil or vegan butter for sautéing.
  • Add the tomatoes, eggplant and zucchini. Stir through to combine everything, then add the tamari and tofu. Cook for 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  • Add the tamari, tofu and veggie broth. Bring to a simmer and cook,  stirring frequently, for 10 minutes, until most of the liquid had evaporated. You can also use this time to cook your chosen pasta.
  • Add the vegan cheese to the sauce if using and season to taste with salt.
  • Drain and rinse the pasta. Transfer it to the frying pan and toss together with the sauce using a pair of kitchen tongs before serving.
Calories: 360kcal, Carbohydrates: 66g, Protein: 15g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 963mg, Potassium: 503mg, Fiber: 4g, Sugar: 6g, Vitamin A: 1126IU, Vitamin C: 29mg, Calcium: 54mg, Iron: 3mg