Yum Yum Alphabet Pasta

BY : PUBLISHED : October 19th, 2012 UPDATED: November 12th, 2021

My two boys love pasta. So, I came up with this recipe to mimic a certain canned pasta product that you may or may not have eaten as a child. It’s super simple (only three ingredients!) and is ready in about 15 minutes.

Tomato sauces vary by brand and will affect the flavor of the end result, so check ingredients. I use Trader Joe’s organic tomato sauce, which contains tomato paste, sea salt, onion powder, garlic powder and citric acid.

Costs less than two bucks in all.

 

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Yum Yum Alphabet Pasta

Honor
My two boys love pasta. So, I came up with this recipe to mimic a certain canned pasta product that you may or may not have eaten as a child. It’s super simple (only three ingredients!) and is ready in about 15 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American
Servings 3 servings
Calories 293 kcal
METHOD Stove
DIET Vegan

Ingredients
  

  • 7 ounces of small, uncooked pasta I used alphabet-shapes. Stars would be cute, too.
  • 16 ounces of tomato sauce 2 smaller cans
  • 3 tablespoons of vegan butter
  • 3 tablespoons of nutritional yeast
  • 1 /2 teaspoons of salt
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon of onion powder

Instructions
 

  • In medium saucepan, cook pasta according to package.
  • When tender, drain and return to pot. Stir in tomato sauce, butter, nutritional yeast, salt, and onion and garlic powders. Taste for seasoning.

Notes

If you want it a little sweeter, add a bit more sugar. 
If it's too sweet for you, add in a couple drops of apple cider vinegar.

Nutrition

Calories: 293kcalCarbohydrates: 59gProtein: 12gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 747mgPotassium: 690mgFiber: 5gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 614IUVitamin C: 10mgCalcium: 32mgIron: 3mg
Keyword easy, fast, kid-friendly, nutritional yeast, pasta, plant-based, tomato sauce, vegan, vegetarian
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About Honor

Loves baking, gardening and preparing delicious, compassionate meals for her vegan family of four.

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