Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce

Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce" is a luscious and flavorful sauce made with cauliflower as the base ingredient. It offers a rich and velvety texture without the need for dairy products. The sauce combines steamed cauliflower with garlic, plant-based milk, nutritional yeast, and a hint of lemon juice for a tangy touch. The result is a creamy and satisfying sauce that pairs perfectly with pasta, vegetables, or any dish calling for a creamy sauce. It's a delightful vegan alternative to traditional Alfredo sauce, providing a guilt-free and delicious option for plant-based eaters.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 1 medium-sized cauliflower head, cut into florets
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 cup unsweetened almond milk (or any plant-based milk of your choice)
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp onion powder
  • ½ tsp salt (adjust to taste)
  • ¼ tsp black pepper
  • fresh parsley or basil for garnish (optional)


  • Steam or boil the cauliflower florets until they are tender. Drain the cooked cauliflower and set it aside.
  • In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté for about 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the cooked cauliflower, almond milk, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, onion powder, salt, and black pepper to the saucepan. Stir well to combine.
  • Reduce the heat to low and let the mixture simmer for about 5 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  • Transfer the sauce mixture to a blender or use an immersion blender directly in the saucepan. Blend until smooth and creamy. If needed, you can add a little more almond milk to achieve the desired consistency.
  • Taste the sauce and adjust the seasonings according to your preference. Add more salt, pepper, or nutritional yeast if desired.
  • Return the sauce to the stovetop over low heat and warm it up gently.
  • Once heated, remove from the heat and serve the Creamy Vegan Alfredo Sauce over your favorite pasta or use it as a sauce for other dishes.
  • Garnish with fresh parsley or basil if desired, and enjoy!

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