5-Minute cashew alfredo sauce

Creamy & nutritious

This pasta sauce is:

– Super-fast and simple to make

– Creamy

– Nut-based

– Nutritious

If you love this pasta sauce, try our Chickpea Salad Sandwich next (It’s a picnic fav!).

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5-Minute Cashew Alfredo Sauce

Desiree Nielsen, RD
Servings 6 servings
Calories 169 kcal


  • 1 ΒΌ cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 4 cloves garlic


  • Place the cashews, water, salt, nutritional yeast and garlic in a high-speed blender and blend until silky smooth, for 1-2 minutes, while heating. *If you have a soup setting on your blender, you can use that.


Use immediately, or store in the fridge in an airtight container for up to three days.
Reheat over medium-low on stove.


Calories: 169kcalCarbohydrates: 10gProtein: 5gFat: 13gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 8gSodium: 400mgPotassium: 180mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 21mgIron: 2mg
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