5-Minute Cashew Alfredo Sauce

Desiree Nielsen, RD
This pasta sauce is
– Super-fast and simple to make
– Creamy
– Nut-based
– Nutritious
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Servings 6 servings
Calories 169 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ¼ cup raw cashews
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp nutritional yeast
  • 4 cloves garlic

Instructions
 

  • 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.

Notes

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

Nutrition

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