Cook the pasta according to package instructions. Save some pasta water. Then drain and set aside.
10 ounces pasta of choice
Preheat some olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Then sauté the onion, garlic, and ground beef until browned.
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil, 1 yellow onion, 2 garlic cloves, 1 pound ground beef
Now add the bell pepper and tomatoes. Sauté until the vegetables start to soften.
1 red bell pepper, 1 cup cherry tomatoes
Add the tomato paste and spices to the pan. Season with salt and pepper. Then sauté for 2 minutes.
1 tablespoon tomato paste, 1 tablespoon paprika powder, 1 teaspoon ground cumin, ½ teaspoon dried oregano, ¼ - ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper, salt and pepper
Next, add the tomato passata, vegan Alfredo sauce, and pasta water. Stir until everything is combined.
1 ¾ cups tomato passata, ¾ cups vegan cashew Alfredo sauce, ¼ cup pasta water
Transfer the cooked pasta to the pan and toss. Garnish with parsley (optional) and enjoy!