Vegan Marinara Sauce Recipe with Bow Tie Pasta

| 6/12/2015 9:40:00 AM

Big chunks of hearty seitan combined with meaty mushrooms makes this sauce a super satisfying choice for topping pasta of any kind. Celery adds delicious flavor without overwhelming this chunky sauce.

seitan marinara sauce

Seitan Marinara Sauce with Bow Tie Pasta

Makes 4 to 6 Servings


• 3 cups sliced celery, with leaves
• 1 onion, chopped
• 8 ounces cremini or white button mushrooms, chopped
• 2/3 cup filtered or spring water
• 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning blend
• 1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium tamari
• 1/8 heaping teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
• 8 ounces seitan, chopped or 8 ounces ground seitan
• 20 to 22 ounces vegan, low fat marinara sauce
• 1 pound tri-color or whole grain bow tie, fusilli or penne pasta