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Hummus pasta recipe

Get the Recipe: Hummus Pasta Recipe (Vegan)

Vegan hummus pasta is perfect for a quick and easy meal that’s ready in just 15 minutes! Made with hummus, nutritional yeast and lemon, it has an amazing savory and cheesy flavor. Serve for a weeknight dinner that you’ll want to have on repeat. 


  • 4 cups pasta
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 cups mushrooms, chopped
  • 1 cup hummus
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 cup vegan cheese, grated
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest


  • Saucepan
  • Frying pan


  • Cook the pasta in a large saucepan of salted water until al dente. This usually takes around 10 minutes. Drain when done, but retain around 3/4 cup of the pasta cooking water.
    4 cups pasta
  • Heat the oil in a large frying pan or skillet over a medium heat. Add the garlic, onions and mushrooms, and cook for 5-7 minutes, until the onions are translucent and the mushrooms soften fully.
    2 tbsp olive oil, 2 cloves garlic, 1 large onion, 2 cups mushrooms
  • Add the hummus, lemon juice and nutritional yeast. Stir together and continue to cook for a further 3 minutes, stirring once every minute or so.
    1 cup hummus, 1/4 cup lemon juice, 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • Add the pasta to the sauce together with the pasta water you’ve saved, vegan cheese and lemon zest. Stir until the sauce thickens, then serve garnished with black pepper and cilantro.
    1/2 cup vegan cheese, 2 tbsp lemon zest



To store: This hummus pasta keeps well in the fridge for up to 4-5 days in an airtight container. When making, don’t add the vegan cheese to make it last for longer. Then, when ready to serve, simply add to a saucepan together with the vegan cheese and some plant based milk and stir until fully warmed through.
Substitutions: To make this hummus pasta recipe gluten-free, simply use gluten-free pasta.
Calories: 474kcal, Carbohydrates: 65g, Protein: 17g, Fat: 17g, Saturated Fat: 3g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 3g, Monounsaturated Fat: 8g, Sodium: 381mg, Potassium: 563mg, Fiber: 8g, Sugar: 5g, Vitamin A: 22IU, Vitamin C: 14mg, Calcium: 64mg, Iron: 3mg