Vegan Alfredo Sauce
This vegan alfredo sauce is creamy and delicious, easy to make and much lighter and healthier than the original! You’ll only need six ingredients, no frying or added oils and less than 30 minutes to have this hearty and satisfying pasta dish on the table!
FOR THE CAULIFLOWER ALFREDO SAUCE
- 1 cauliflower roughly chopped
- 4 cloves garlic peeled
- 1 cup vegetable broth
- 1 cup Heavenly Heavy Cream page 206 or full-fat coconut milk
- 2 tsp white miso paste
- 1 ½ tsp salt
FOR THE PASTA
- 1 lb fettuccini gluten-free, if preferred
- Parmegan page 204
- Handful of parsley chopped
- Black pepper
For the cauliflower Alfredo sauce, place the cauliflower, garlic cloves, vegetable broth, and Heavenly Heavy Cream in a large frying pan or saucepan, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook for about 10 minutes, until the cauliflower is very soft and falls apart when pierced with a fork.
Add the white miso paste and salt. Using an immersion or stand blender, blend the cauliflower and its cooking liquid. If you use a stand blender, do this in batches, being careful not to fill the blender too high, so the hot liquid doesn’t explode out the top.
In the meantime, cook the pasta according to the package directions, then drain.
Return the pasta to the pan, then pour the cauliflower Alfredo sauce over top. Toss to heat through. To serve, garnish with a sprinkle of Parmegan and parsley, and freshly cracked black pepper.
For an even lighter version, swap the Heavenly Heavy Cream or coconut milk with your favorite non-dairy milk.
Excerpted from Fuss Free Vegan: 101 Everyday Comfort Food Favorites, Veganized. Copyright © 2017 Samantha Turnbull. Published by Appetite by Random House®, a division of Penguin Random House Canada Limited. Reproduced by arrangement with the Publisher. All rights reserved.
Calories: 398kcal | Carbohydrates: 61g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 863mg | Potassium: 575mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 340IU | Vitamin C: 50.5mg | Calcium: 61mg | Iron: 3.3mg