White Bean Dairyfree Alfredo Sauce

Living dairy-free has its benefits.  I feel healthier and lighter.  Living this way also gave me a chance too be creative and a purpose to experiment to replicate my favorite dishes.  Here is a recipe that I thought was decent, but I would still need to do a few changes to make this awesome.  I love my full fat cheesy cream sauce but it is full of fats.  This version is easy and lower in fats and full of fiber.

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What you will need is a good old can of beans.  Drain and rinse these babies.

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Add the beans, some vegan butter, garlic cloves, nutritional yeast and soy milk to a blender.  Earth balance makes a great vegan butter that you can use to bake and cook.

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Blend these ingredients until smooth.  Pour into a sauce pan and cook until it bubbles.  That’s it. You are done! You can also add various ingredients to make this dish awesome. I added shrimps to my sauce.  I found that this sauce was pretty nice. It did taste like beans and got a little gritty after you let the pasta sit with the sauce. It wasn’t as creamy as regular alfredo and wasn’t as silky as a cauliflower sauce but it was really simple and different.

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  • 1/4 cup vegan butter. I used earth balance.
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 can of white beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 1/2 cups unsweetened soy milk
  • 1 tbsp of nutritional yeast
  • add your favorite meats and veggies

Add the beans, vegan butter, garlic cloves, soy milk, and nutritional yeast to a blender. Blend until smooth.  Pour into a sauce pan and bring to a bowl.  Add the meats and veggies.  Serve your sauce with some nice boiled pasta.  Enjoy this nice creamy sauce.

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. pinkiebag says:

    Oh I would never have thought of using beans to make a creamy sauce. Great idea. Thanks for sharing.

    1. HappyEnki says:

      Didn’t think of it myself as well until I saw this pin. Hope you get to try it out some time.

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