This is just perfect for a simple, quick and easy alfredo sauce! This was a sucsess! Use ctrl+f or ⌘+f on your computer or the "find on page" function on your phone browser to search existing comments! Which one would work best? It may thicken as you reheat it on the stovetop, so just thin with more almond milk or water. Boiled the cashews so I didn’t have to soak them overnight, never plan that far ahead. It was a little thick so I added more almond milk. Information is not currently available for this nutrient. You’ve inspired me to be a bit more conscious about eating right since I’ve started following your blog. In this totally free (yup!) We usually try to keep it on the healthier side and use whole wheat or chickpea noodles with some peas for brightness. Traditional garlic alfredo sauce has butter, milk, cream, parmesan cheese (or other cheeses) and garlic in it. It’s plenty thick without it. I really like the sound of this, you could use it in so many different meals! I typically quick soak my cashews (hot water for 20-60 mins) and sub tapioca starch for arrowroot because it’s what I have on hand. Ummmmm this is incredible! Thanks so much for the lovely review! Absolutely delicious! How long refrigerated would it keep? Planning on making it again for Easter brunch, but I was wondering if I can make the sauce the night before. I added the cashew mixture to that and cooked it for several minutes then added the pasta. So I had tried the Mac and cheese recipe which was delish! I agree—heating it in the saucepan after made it too thick. Also you could try tapioca or corn starch instead! Oh my gosh it’s so good. I definetly have to try it. :). This recipe looks delicious! I added onion powder, broth, and lemon juice (acidity helps brighten and enhance flavors), and it was much more like alfredo. Sorry to hear it was too much garlic for you! I’m also allergic to yeast. You can also, Rosemary Roasted Root Vegetable Panzanella, Instant Pot Amaranth (Fast, Creamy, No Soaking! I have used this on pasta tossed with sauteed veggies, and as a white sauce (bechamel sauce) in lasagna. I used cornstarch because I did not have arrowroot & used unsweetened oat milk. We are so glad you enjoyed it! Please use the above information as only a small part of what helps you decide what foods are nourishing for you. I am going to freeze some of it and will let you know how it turns out. Better than a lot of dairy sauces I’ve had in the past. I cannot wait to try! Ann https://roomsofinspiration.blogspot.com/. Thank you for this recipe! Then drain the cashews and add them to your Nutra Bullet or Blender with the rest of the sauce ingredients, except the dried basil. This was a great recipe! This sounds super delicious despite of its simple structure and minimal cooking time. We personally couldn’t believe how late we were to this party (I have my coworker to thank for introducing us!). I substituted cornstarch for arrowroot. We’re so glad you enjoyed it, Robbie! It turns out that the authentic Italian version is made with just pasta, butter, and Parmesan cheese. Thanks! Thanks so much for sharing! Guys… this blender is a GAME CHANGER. It’s super helpful for us and other readers. Drain water; add almond milk. Store leftovers in the fridge, and it will keep for a couple of days. Hope that helps. How are you supposed to prepare zucchini noodles? Absolutely wonderful, I left out the arrowroot and added a teaspoon of smoked paprika…. cashew cheese sauce, dairy free, gluten free, vegan. Nothing too mind blowing about this recipe, but the one thing to take away from it — if you haven’t made a cashew sauce before — is that boiling the cashews before blending really helps make a creamier sauce, especially if you just have a basic blender. I didn’t have nutritional yeast and arrowroot starch so I used Vegemite (concentrated yeast extract) and tapioca starch instead and it turned out delicious still! Then of course you want what you can’t have and I craved pasta Alfredo. I cooked lenguini pasta and added the sauce with morningstar chicken strips for a full vegan chick’un Alfredo! I stumbled upon their Mac & Yease recipe: http://www.townandcountrymag.com/leisure/dining/a1247/plum-bistro-mac-n-yease/. Thanks so much! Next time I’ll do a little more garlic and some crushed red pepper for heat. Thanks so much for sharing! Looking forward to trying this recipe. Yum, cashew sauce is so delicious! Our plant-based version is not traditional and more closely resembles the richness of the cream-based Americanized adaptation. Have you used full fat canned coconut milk instead of almond milk? I added some chopped up sundried tomatoes I had in my fridge for a little extra something. Perfect consistency. For another delicious vegan dinner idea, try this vegan butternut squash risotto. I didn’t have/feel like making any vegan parm so I made do with what I had and it still turned out great. More nutritional yeast will do, yes! Congrats! Just like every other recipe by MB ? I was shocked at the rich flavors and since my son is lactose intolerant and this is vegan it was perfect. Subscribers get first access to new content, exclusive recipes, giveaways, tons of freebies, behind-the-scenes updates, and a TOTALLY FREE EBOOK just for signing up! Any thoughts on if I could sub hemp seeds for the cashews? I’m taking a short break from gobbling this down to write how amazing it is!!! I omitted the Vegan parm and used 1tbsp of tapioca starch and just 1 cup of almond milk. And you’re sure it’s not from the dairy-free milk? This recipe calls for WAY too much for me though and I have a lot of leftover- how is best to keep it and how long can it keep for? Very tasty. is your birthright. Thanks for sharing! I added lemon juice to the sauce. My favourite vegan alfredo recipe! I spiralized 4 zucchinis and a box of Jovial pasta and had a good amount of sauce covering them. Aw, thanks so much, Shelby! Who needs dairy anyway? This sauce is perfect for tricking picky kids into eating some extra vegetables. Powered by the ESHA Research Database © 2018, ESHA Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved, The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified. I didn’t have arrowroot starch and I used rice milk. Thanks for the recipe! I topped mine with slices of pan-roasted mushrooms. Would this be okay without the vegan parm? Instead, simply place the sauce on top of the pasta and mix when ready to eat. I must have added an additional 1.5 cups to keep it smooth and creamy – which it never turned out to be. Actually, we loved ALL of that. It made for a quick and delicious meal last night!! Is there an alternative that can be used for nutritional yeast? I did end up using a little more salt and nutritional yeast, and also added peas. Thanks Lorna! It added a nice touch. This recipe looks very good, I’ve been looking for a vegan alfredo sauce recipe and can’t wait to try this one! If you’ve never used nutritional yeast before, it’s a vegan food that looks like fish food (#realtalk) and has a slightly cheesy, nutty flavor to it.