Plant Carbonara

No much words needed! This is so comforting, a real hug in the soul! Highly recommend you to try and if you, don’t forget to let me know! 

Serves 3-4 people

Cream Sauce: 

  • 80g soaked sunflower seeds or cashew nuts
  • 100g soft tofu
  • 70ml water
  • Pinch of curcuma powder
  • ¼ tsp salt 
  • ¼ tsp black salt
  • 1 tsp Nutritional Yeast


  • 200g soft tofu
  • Pinch of curcuma powder
  • Pinch of black salt
  • Pinch of salt
  • 30g soaked sunflower seeds(optional)

Tofu Bacon: :

  • 120g smoked tofu, thinly sliced
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp tomato paste
  • 350g dried long pasta
  • Optional vegan parmesan cheese


    1. Blend all the ingredients of the sauce until creamy; 
    2. Using a non-sticky, fry the soft tofu with the spices and chopped sunflower seed for 1 minute; 
    3. Bacon: mix the ingredients together and bake it for about 10 minutes at 180°C;
    4. Cook the Pasta in boiling water until al dente; 
    5. Save 1 cup of the cooking water and rinse the pasta; 
    6. Add the Pasta back to the pan with the sauce, “egg” and the cup of cooking water; 
    7. Let it simmer for 1-2 minutes until reduced; 
    8. Turn off the heat and mix in the tofu bacon; 
    9. Top everything with some vegan parmesan(optional)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *