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Vegetarian Sausage and Kale Pasta
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4.67 from 3 votes

Vegan Sausage and Kale Pasta

This vegan sausage and kale pasta is only 7 ingredients and can be whipped up in just 30 minutes making it a perfect option for busy weeknights! Add mozzarella for a tasty vegetarian option.
Prep Time5 minutes
Cook Time30 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: Entree
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 272kcal


  • 2 cups whole grain pasta shells
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 vegan Italian sausages I used Tofurky, sliced
  • 1 bunch kale stems removed and chopped
  • 1 can (14.5 oz) fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil
  • 1/4 cup chopped kalamata olives
  • Optional - vegetarian: 4 ounces mozzarella cheese, sliced or shredded


  • Cook pasta according to package directions and set aside.
  • In an oven-safe skillet with tall sides, add olive oil and sliced sausage. Stir fry for 2 minutes or until just starting to brown. Add the kale and cover, cook another 3 minutes.
  • Remove lid and stir. Add the cooked pasta, tomatoes, basil, and olives. Cook for 5-7 minutes to heat everything well.
  • For vegetarian option: sprinkle the mozzarella on top and place skillet under the broiler for 2-3 minutes, checking frequently until melted and just starting to brown. Serve immediately.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 272kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 358mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 1630IU | Vitamin C: 23mg | Calcium: 94mg | Iron: 3mg