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spaghetti with red sauce, twirled with fork on white plate

Spaghetti with Meatless Mushroom Ragù

  • Author: Superman Cooks
  • Prep Time: 10 min
  • Cook Time: 30 mins
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8 servings 1x
  • Category: entrée
  • Cuisine: Italian


Meatless Mondays will never be the same! Spaghetti with Meatless Mushroom Ragù is an easy weeknight meal your family will love.



24 oz fresh mushrooms

2 28 oz cans of crushed tomatoes

4 garlic cloves

3/4 C olive oil (divided)

8-10 fresh basil leaves

2 tsp crushed red pepper


  1. In a medium stock pot, heat 1/2 C olive oil over medium heat.
  2. Using a food processor chop mushrooms until they have a rice texture.
  3. Transfer to pot and cook until dark brown (about 7-10 minutes).
  4. Chop garlic and add to mushrooms along with crushed tomatoes and crushed red pepper.
  5. Reduce heat to medium low and cover. Cook for 30 minutes stirring occasionally.
  6. Remove from heat and add basil leaves roughly chopped and remaining olive oil.
  7. Salt and Pepper to taste.
  8. Serve over your favorite pasta.


This is perfect for leftovers and freezes great for future recipes.

Keywords: pasta, mushrooms, sauce, tomato, garlic, Italian, basil, vegetarian, meatless, red, dinner, easy