Creamy Roasted Tomato Gluten Free Pasta

Creamy Roasted Tomato Gluten Free Pasta

Short on time and want to make a nourishing quick dinner this one is a go to

Creamy Roasted Tomato Gluten Free Pasta


1 small brown onion, halved but not peeled

2 garlic cloves, not peeled

2 roma tomatoes

1 Tbsp olive oil

Water, see method

A pinch of salt

150g gluten free spaghetti pasta

½ cup or 70g cashews

1 Tbsp or 7g nutritional yeast

2 Tbsp of tomato paste

Salt and pepper to taste


Fresh herbs

Cherry tomatoes (roasted in step 2)


  1. Preheat the oven to 180 degrees celsius. 
  2. Place the two onion halves, two whole garlic cloves and 2 whole tomatoes in a lined baking tray. Drizzle with olive oil and roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes or until soft.
  3. While the vegetables are roasting, add the pasta to a pot of boiling water with a pinch of salt, cook uncovered for 12-15 minutes; or until pasta is al dente’ and has almost doubled in size (save ⅓ cup of the pasta water for later). Then drain.
  4. In a bowl or jar, soak the cashews in hot water while you wait for the other components to cook.
  5. In a food processor, blitz the cashews, nutritional yeast, salt, pepper, tomato paste, ⅓ cup of pasta water and the roasted onion, garlic and tomatoes.
  6. Pour the creamy sauce into the saucepan you used for the pasta, simmer for 5 minutes or until thick. Add the pasta and combine.
  7. Serve with a handful of fresh herbs and roasted cherry tomatoes. 


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