Vegan Carbonara


My husband and I sometimes have a difficult time deciding on dinner. One night I asked him what he would like me to try to veganize that we had not had since becoming vegan and the first thing that popped out of his mouth was carbonara! 


Author: Vegan Wife Happy Life
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time:  20 minutes
Serves: 3-4


  • 1 Red Onion
  • 4 Cloves of Garlic
  • 1 C Soaked Cashews (or boil until soft)
  • 1/2 C Silken Tofu 
  • 3/4 C Vegetable stock
  • 1/4 C Almond or Cashew Milk
  • 1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika
  • 1 tsp Liquid Smoke (to taste)
  • Salt & Pepper (to taste)
  • 3 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast (to taste)


  • Mince red onion and garlic cloves - add to nonstick pan (1 tbsp olive oil recommended) and cook until soft
  • Combine onion, garlic, and rest of the ingredients into blender or food processor and blend until you reach a desired consistency
  • Taste, add more seasoning if desired
  • Heat, and serve with your favorite pasta or on top of pizza!