What is vegan Alfredo?
Vegan Alfredo sauce is an alternative to the dairy Alfredo sauce, made with heavy cream and Parmesan cheese. This vegan version of Alfredo sauce is made without any dairy products but still tastes like the traditional Alfredo sauce.
I have made this sauce several times and my family loves it. Besides adding it to mushrooms or vegan chicken, we add it to tortillas, salads, and soups.
Why opt for these dairy-free Alfredo Sauce?
This sauce is an excellent substitute for dairy, especially for lactose tolerant people or those who have adopted a plant-based or vegan diet.
This vegan sauce is creamy and full of flavor, just like the traditional dairy Alfredo sauce. You might not be able to know the difference between the two when you serve them together.
What ingredients do require to make vegan alfredo Sauce?
You will need firm tofu, cashew milk, nutritional yeast, garlic, and onion powder, and spices.
The key ingredients in this sauce are tofu, unsweetened cashew milk, and nutritional yeast. These ingredients help make this sauce cheesy, creamy, and delicious, just like the traditional dairy Alfredo sauce.
This sauce is also oil-free. I used tofu and cashew milk, which are relatively low in fat. These ingredients contain healthy fats that are good for the heart and the entire body.
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Do you have to cook this sauce?
You can add the sauce to your cooked pasta without necessarily cooking it. It still tastes great, but you can as well cook it for a few minutes before adding to your pasta. Either way, you like it, it is still delicious, rich, and creamy. Remember not to make it too thick or thin.
Can you freeze this sauce?
Yes, Transfer the sauce to a clean sealed glass container and store it in the refrigerator. Can stay fresh for 2-3 days. Remember to warm it before using it.Print
Easy Homemade Vegan Alfredo Sauce.
- Prep Time: 5 minutes
- Total Time: 10
- Category: Sauce
- Cuisine: American
- Diet: Vegan
1 organic firm tofu
⅔ Cup cashew milk or water
2 tbsp nutritional yeast
1 tsp garlic powder
½ tsp Onion powder
¼ teaspoon dried Oregon
¼ teaspoon black pepper (optional)
1 tablespoon lemon juice
1.Place all the ingredients; tofu, cashew milk, nutritional yeast, and the spices in a g and purée until smooth and creamy.
2.Drain water from your cook pasta and add the Alfredo sauce. Mix well and serve warm.