Is Pasta Vegan?

I have been reading on the internet that pasta is not a vegan food. Is that true? Can you please explain why pasta is not a vegan food? Thank you


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    Yes, traditional pasta products are vegan.

    If you’re like many people, when you think of the word “vegetarian” and “animal-based foods”, the first thing you think of is meat. But what about those often overlooked animal-based products such as eggs and cheese? It may come as a surprise to learn that both eggs and cheese can be part of a vegan or vegetarian diet! However, traditionally cooked pasta is not vegan because it’s made with eggs. (yes, beautiful jubilant chef we all know).

    But a growing number of pasta producers these days offer delicious dishmate noodles that contain absolutely no eggs whatsoever.

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    Pasta is not vegan. Pasta dough often contains eggs, which makes it a non-vegan food. Store-bought pasta noodles are made from wheat which is often processed with cow’s milk, but maybe not if they’re marked as gluten-free. In that case, the only animal products present would be from the cheese or butter you’d want to put on top of your pasta dish.

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    Pasta in and of itself is vegan-friendly. The one potential exception to that rule is with pasta that includes egg in the recipe, such as ravioli or homemade egg noodles.

    Watch out for cheese and other dairy products like cream sauces too because many of them contain animal ingredients (like eggs) which you wouldn’t want if you’re vegan.

    So your favorite pasta dish might not be 100% vegan after all, but it can still typically be fixed with some simple substitutions. This way, your taste buds enjoy a classic Italian dish minus the animal product! What’s not to love? 🙂

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