Pasta without meat doesn't have to be boring. This easy vegetable pasta is flavorful and different with a sweet heat pasta sauce everyone will love!

Easy Vegetable Pasta

  • Author: The Cooking Jar
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
  • Total Time: 50 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 lb. pasta, cooked al dente


  • 1 yellow onion, finely diced
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely diced
  • 8 oz. baby Portobella mushrooms, diced
  • 24 oz. pasta/marinara sauce
  • 15 oz. fire roasted diced tomatoes, drained
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • Red pepper flakes to taste
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning


  1. Over medium high heat in a dutch oven, saute the onions and garlic until onions are translucent
  2. Add diced bell peppers and mushrooms and let the vegetables sweat, about 5 minutes
  3. Pour in pasta/marinara sauce, diced tomatoes, Worcestershire sauce, sugar, red pepper flakes and season with salt and pepper to taste
  4. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 30 minutes
  5. Add in basil, oregano and Italian seasoning and stir to mix
  6. Dish and serve hot over cooked pasta topped with Parmesan cheese