Introduction: How to Make Vegan Fettuccini Alfredo

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There's no need to miss out on all the delicious cheesy foods just because they contain animal products when you can make a vegan version and enjoy the same taste!

Serves: 3-4

Here is what you'll need:

  • Boiling pot
  • Small saucepan
  • Blender
  • Large Spatula

Ingredients:

  • Fettuccini pasta noodles (or any pasta noodles of your choice)
  • 1/2 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight)
  • 1 1/2 cup almond milk
  • half a small onion
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup vegan parmesan (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • dash of pepper and salt (to taste)

Step 1: Soak Cashews Overnight

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Take 1/2 cup of raw cashews and place into container of warm water to soak overnight or for at least 5 hours.

Step 2: Boil Your Pasta

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Bring water to a boil and toss in your fettuccini noodles.

Step 3: Saute Your Onions and Garlic

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While your pasta is boiling, cut up half of a small onion and one garlic clove then sauté on a skillet for 4 minutes on high heat.

Step 4: Place Into Blender

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Place the sautéed onion and garlic into the blender.

Step 5: Add in Your Liquids

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You can now add 1 1/2 cups of almond milk and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice into the blender.

Step 6: Add in Your Condiments

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Add 1/4 cup of nutritional yeast, 1 teaspoon of oregano and a dash of salt and pepper to taste!

Step 7: Add Vegan Parmesan! (optional)

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If you want a little more of a cheesy flavor, you can add in 1/4 cup of vegan parmesan.

Step 8: Blend!

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Next, just blend all the contents until you reach a smooth pancake batter-like consistency.

Step 9: Drain Your Pasta

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Your pasta should now be done and you can now drain the water then add the noodles to a saucepan.

Step 10: Mix!

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On low-medium heat, add the sauce to your pasta and mix well until the pasta is fully coated.

Step 11: Enjoy!

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You can now transfer your pasta onto a plate and enjoy!

Comments

lepo5 (author)2017-10-12

Great recipe, thanks! Cashews are rich in protein and iron, so it's also very healthy

Sherriff (author)2017-10-11

how is yeast vegan?

lepo5 (author)Sherriff2017-10-12

Yeast is a fungus, so it's vegan

Swansong (author)2017-10-11

That looks yummy :)

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