The Best Vegan One Pot Kale, Tomato, & Garlic Spaghetti

Keep dinner simple and delicious with this One Pot Kale, Tomato & Garlic Spaghetti. A simple vegan pasta dish that is packed full of veggies and bright flavors.

You’ll Need:

  • 8 oz spaghetti dry
  • 1/2 cup pasta water
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic diced
  • 2 tbsp shallot thinly sliced
  • 6 oz cherry tomatoes halved
  • 4 tbsp sun-dried tomatoes, packed in oil drained and chopped
  • 1 heaping cup kale diced
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • red pepper flakes to taste, optional
  • 1/4 cup vegan parmesan plus more for topping


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add spaghetti and cook according to package instructions. Drain, reserving a 1/2 cup of pasta water. Place empty pot back on the stove over medium heat.
  2. Heat olive oil in the pot and add garlic and shallot. Sauté for 30 seconds then add the cherry tomatoes, sun-dried tomatoes, kale, garlic powder, salt, pepper and red pepper flakes. Continue to cook until kale is soft and cherry tomatoes are blistered.
  3. Add cooked pasta, pasta water and parmesan to the pan and toss to combine. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  4. Serve immediately with additional parmesan and/or black pepper.