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Miso Pasta with Kale and Spinach (Vegan)

miso pasta vegan
A light pasta with miso, kale, spinach and garlic. It only needs 9 ingredients and takes 20 minutes to complete. It is simple, crunchy and a perfect way to incorporate greens!

Prep time: Cook time: 1Total time: 2

Author: Eleni Karatzia     Cuisine: Vegan     Course: Main     Servings: 4 Main


500 g pasta
2 tbsp coconut oil
1 large onion
6 garlic cloves
3  tbsp red miso paste
2 tsp maple syrup
3 cups spinach
3 cups kale
2 tbsp lemon juice
Nutritional yeast (optional)


1. Bring a large pot of salted water to the boil and cook pasta according to package directions (save some the pasta water for later).
2. In a large pan add the coconut oil and melt over medium heat.
3. Once melted add the onion and cook until softened, around 4 minutes. Then add the garlic and cook for about 2 more minutes, until fragrant.
4. Then add the miso paste and maple syrup. You may also add some pasta water (about 2/3 cup) to help it dissolve. Then add the kale and spinach and cook over low heat until wilted around 4 minutes. Add the lemon juice and mix.
5. Mix in the drained pasta and combine well.
6. You may serve with nutritional yeast and season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Information

Here's a breakdown of the nutrition information. Hope you find it helpful! 

Serving size:  1/4 recipe     Calories: 593     Fat: 10.9 g     Saturated Fat: 6.5 g     Cholesterol: 0 mg     Sodium: 536 mg     Carbohydrates: 115 g     Dietary Fiber: 18 g     Sugar: 6 g     Protein: 15 g