Overhead view of a white bowl filled with vegan penne pasta, spinach and mushrooms

Penne Pasta With Mushrooms

Quick, easy vegan penne pasta recipe
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 5 servings
Calories 203kcal
Author Healing Tomato



  • Start by boiling the water for the pasta while working on the other ingredients
  • Heat a pan for 30 seconds and add the oil
  • Add the garlic and cook for about 30 seconds on medium heat
  • Add the mushrooms and stir well
  • Cook mushrooms on medium heat for about 7minutes or until they start to brown
  • Add the spinach, but, don't stir it
  • When the spinach is half its size, stir the mixture and cook for about 2 minutes
  • While the mushrooms are browning, the water should be ready, so, add the penne pasta
  • Cook the penne pasta for about 9 minutes. See notes
  • Drain the pasta and add it to the mushroom + spinach mixture
  • Add all the remaining ingredients (except the lime zest)
  • Mix well and let it cook for about 3 minutes on medium heat
  • Turn off heat and add the lime zest
  • Mix well and serve immediately


- When cooking this pasta, I skim off as much of the starch that rises up.  I prefer it that way, but, its not required


Calories: 203kcal