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Coconut Cashew Cream Sauce - Easy, 3 ingredients and vegan! You'll never need alfredo again! | Foodfaithfitness.com | #vegan #recipe #glutenfree

Vegan Cashew Cream Sauce

This vegan cashew cream sauce takes only 3 ingredients is a vegan substitute for cream-based sauces. It's quick, easy and healthy! 

Course Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword cashew cream, cashews, healthy, low carb, vegan, vegetarian
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 Cup
Calories 56 kcal
Author Taylor

Ingredients

  • 1 Cup Cashews, 140g
  • 10-12 Tbsp Light Coconut Milk*
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 400 degrees and line a small baking sheet with parchment paper. Place the cashews on the baking sheet and toast in the oven until golden brown, about 10 minutes. Set aside to cool.
  2. Once the cashews are cooled, place them in a medium bowl and cover them with water. Cover them with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours.
  3. Once the cashews have sat for 8 hours, drain the water and add them into a high powered blender. Add the coconut milk and a pinch of salt and blend until they form a smooth, creamy sauce. Depending on the strength of your blender, this could take some time, and you'll need to stop to scrape down the sides often.

  4. Cover and refrigerate until ready to pour on ALL THE THINGS.

Recipe Notes

*If you want your sauce thinner, just add more milk!
If you want the sauce less "nutty tasting" just omit toasting the nuts. You can also just use water if you don't want the mild coconut milk flavor.