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Vegan Gigi Hadid Pasta

Vegan Gigi Hadid Pasta

This vegan Gigi Hadid pasta recipe is inspired by the viral TikTok of Gigi Hadid's spicy vodka pasta recipe! This recipe is vegan and made in 12 mins!
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: celebrity recipe, pasta
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 12 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 654kcal


  • Blender to blend cashews
  • Large Pot to cook pasta
  • Large Pan to cook sauce
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Spatula


  • 2 servings pasta
  • 1/3 cup cashews softened
  • 1 tbsp vodka optional
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 Onion diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 1/4 cup tomato paste optional, drained & rinsed
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter optional


  • To make your vegan pasta cream sauce, make sure you soften your cashews by soaking them in water overnight OR boil them with water for about 15-20 minutes. Drain once done.
  • Meanwhile, cook your choice of pasta al dente according to the instructions.
  • While pasta is cooking, heat olive oil on medium-high heat on a non-stick pan and cook your diced onion for a couple of minutes until they begin to soften.
  • Add minced garlic and saute for another minute or so.
  • Add tomato paste, stir and cook for another 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
  • Add in vodka (optional) and allow to cook for another couple of minutes, stirring frequently. Turn heat down low.
  • Take the softened cashews and add them into a small blender along with 2 tbsp water and a pinch of salt. Blend until smooth to create a cashew cream pasta sauce.
  • Add the cashew cream and crushed red chilli flakes into the pan and stir on medium heat.
  • Once pasta is cooked, save some of the pasta water (around 1/2 cup) and strain. Add the cooked pasta into the pan with a splash of the pasta water and stir until well combined.
  • Let the pasta cook with the sauce on medium heat, adding in small amounts of pasta water as needed, until pasta is cooked to your liking.
  • Add vegan butter (optional) and salt and pepper to taste.
  • When serving, top with basil or parsley, vegan parmesan, more crushed red pepper flakes and/or salt and pepper and enjoy!


Calories: 654kcal | Carbohydrates: 53g | Protein: 12g | Fat: 42g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 25g | Sodium: 555mg | Potassium: 343mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1226IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 4mg