I spend significant time browsing and learning from various Vegan groups on FaceBook. (I will post links to the groups at the end of this blog.)
Victoria G. at one such group has been kind enough to offer up recipes for many things, some are her own creations, others are simply links that were created by others. The one in question today, was from a website called The Rawtarian. As usual, I took the recipe for The Rawtarian’s raw vegan alfredo sauce, and adjusted it, just slightly. My version is not 100% raw as I used store bought almond milk.
It is so creamy and garlic-y!
(I served mine over spaghetti squash, which I had prepared by slicing in half, removing the seeds, then drizzled with olive oil, black pepper and sea salt. I cooked the squash cut side down, on foil, in the oven for 45 minutes at 350 degrees.)
Note, this recipe is VERY similar to various cashew cheeses, so if you can do that, this will be a piece of cake! (VEGAN cake, of course!)
2 3/4 C. Raw, unsalted cashews. (Soak in H2O with sea salt for 15 minutes.)
1 Tbsp. Lemon (or other “citrus” juice – I used grapefruit!)
2 Tsp. Corn starch
2 Tsp. Sea salt
1 Tsp. Cream of Tartar
1/2 Tsp. Turmeric
1 Tsp. Each EVOO & Apple Cider Vinegar (I like Bragg’s.)
1 Tsp. Dried basil
2 Garlic cubes (or 3 cloves.)
1 1/4 C. H2O
1/2 C. Unsweetened Vanilla Almond Milk
Ground black pepper to taste
Put EVERYTHING (including some of the water that the cashews soaked in) in a food processor or blender, then blend-blend-BLEND like MAD! The cashews can leave little “chunks” so this cannot be over blended. I let mine chill overnight before serving with the squash. Depending on the size of the squash, and the preferred sauce-to-noodle ratio for each diner, this will serve at LEAST four very generous portions.
While the squash is still warm from the oven, drizzle a little EVOO (or your preferred vegan spread) over the halves. Of course, add salt and pepper to taste.
This recipe will DAZZLE so give it a trial run before sharing with others, as you will want plenty of this to enjoy this for yourself!
~ Recommended Vegan FaceBook Groups – I’m not certain if they are private or open groups. Interested parties can message me directly for additional info if interested in joining. 🙂
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