Italian Pasta and Greens Bowl [vegan]

Italian Pasta and Greens Bowl

This is the week of bowls in the VegInspired kitchen.  This Italian Pasta and Greens Bowl was an impromptu idea, but it turned out deliciously, wonderful!  It’s quick, easy, vegan, and served with bread!!! All of my favorite things. 🙂

Italian Pasta

  • Your favorite pasta sauce
  • Your favorite pasta noodle
  1. Prep according to package directions
  2. Mix sauce and pasta with half of the browned sausage from below.

Beans  and Greens


Beans and Greens

Beans and Greens

Just like dad used to make... only veganized! 


  • Vegan Italian Sausage, sliced (we used Field Roast)
  • 1 bunch of chard, sliced into strips
  • 1 can of white beans, we used Great Northern Beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes, or more if you like it spicy


  1. Pinch of red pepper flakes (or more if you like it spicy)
  2. Heat non-stick skillet over medium heat
  3. Brown sausage, set aside
  4. In the same skillet, toast/sauté fennel and pepper flakes briefly
  5. Add chard
  6. Add beans and their juice
  7. Cover and cook on medium until the chard is tender, reduce heat as needed
  8. Add back 1/2 the sausage (the other1/2 is mixed with pasta)
  9. Salt and paper to taste
Nutrition Information:
Serving Size: 1 grams
Amount Per Serving: Unsaturated Fat: 0g

Build your Bowl

In a bowl, place a serving of beans and greens and a serving of pasta.  Serve with crusty Italian bread (we love to grab the take and bake bread from Whole Foods and bake it fresh at home).

We hope you enjoy this unique combination.

Stay VegInspired!

XO, Kathy