When it comes to delectable vegan delights, the Vegan Mushroom Alfredo Sauce stands out as a flavorful and creamy option that even non-vegans will love. This plant-based twist on the classic Alfredo sauce brings a rich, savory taste to your plate without compromising on taste. If you’re interested in more plant-based mushroom recipes, feel free to explore my complete Vegan Mushroom Recipes Collection here.
Ingredients & Substitutions
Crafting this masterpiece requires simple ingredients:
- Chickenless or veg broth
- White onion and garlic
- Nutritional yeast
- Lemon juice
- White or cremini mushrooms
- Vegan butter
- Salt and pepper
Substitute with your preferred alternatives to personalize the dish.
Equip your kitchen with essentials:
- High-powered food blender
- Quality pan for sautéing
How To Make This Vegan Mushroom Alfredo Sauce Recipe
Sauté onions, and garlic.
Blend cashews, broth, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, onions, and garlic.
Then add vegan butter, and mix with alfredo sauce.
Pair this vegan mushroom alfredo with:
- Pasta, gnocchi, zoodles, or even rice.
- Garnish with fresh herbs for a burst of flavor
Tips & Tricks
For a perfect Vegan Mushroom Alfredo:
- Ensure cashews are thoroughly soaked for creaminess.
- Saute mushrooms until the liquid evaporates for enhanced flavor.
Absolutely! Experiment with your favorite mushrooms for a unique twist.
It adds a cheesy flavor, but you can omit or substitute with your preferred seasoning.
Yes, prepare it ahead for a quicker final assembly.
Any pasta works well, but fettuccine or linguine are popular choices.
Vegan Mushroom Alfredo Sauce
- Cover the cashews in boiling water and allow to soak. For at least 10 minutes.
- In a pan on medium heat, add ½ cup of broth and the sliced white onion.
- Reduce the broth, and keep cooking for 5-7 minutes or until most of the broth has cook down and evaporated.
- Next, add 5 cloves of minced garlic and cook for 1 minute.
- Strain water off the cashews. Add cashews, ½ cup of broth, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, and the cooked onion and garlic mixture into a high powered food blender. Blend until smooth and creamy.
- Saute mushrooms in a pan on medium heat until the liquid has evaporated and the mushrooms are cooked through. (about 3-5 mins) Add in vegan butter and stir to combine.
- Add the alfredo sauce in with the cooked mushrooms, season with salt and pepper.
Conclusion: Vegan Mushroom Alfredo Sauce
Incorporate Vegan Mushroom Alfredo Sauce into your repertoire. Elevate your culinary experience with this delectable, dairy-free creamy delight that marries flavors and values seamlessly.