Meatless Monday Oil Free Vegan Alfredo with Cajun Broccoli

//Meatless Monday Oil Free Vegan Alfredo with Cajun Broccoli

Meatless Monday Oil Free Vegan Alfredo with Cajun Broccoli

Meatless Monday Oil Free Vegan Alfredo with Cajun Broccoli

Oil has become a staple of the Standard American Diet, it is used to fry foods, saute foods and used in many salad dressings. Limiting oil in our diets can be extremely beneficial so why not try this Oil Free Meatless Monday? Oils are a calorie dense way to get essential fats. One tablespoon of olive oil can give you 120 calories that you could find in avocados or nuts and seeds. Reducing the amount of oil in your diet can help with weight loss, lower risk of heart disease and acid reflux. Try this oil free Meatless Monday out today!

What you’ll need:

  • pasta of choice cooked

Oil-Free Vegan Alfredo Sauce

  • 5 cups soaked cashews
  • 2 cups unsweetened non-dairy milk
  • 2 tbsp corn starch
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tsp better-than-bouillon vegetable flavor OR 2 bouillon cubes OR substitute salt to taste
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • pepper to taste

Roasted Cajun Broccoli

  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp cayenne
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • pinch of red pepper flakes
  • pinch of black pepper
  • 2 tbsp veggie stock or water

Directions:

Vegan Alfredo Sauce

  • PREP: Bring 2 cups of water to a boil, pour over cashews and let soak for 30-40 minutes.
  • Blend all alfredo ingredients until super smooth.
  • Pour mixture into a sauce pan and warm on medium heat until the sauce thickens.

Roasted Cajun Broccoli

  • Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Toss all ingredients together in a bowl until the broccoli is well-coated.
  • Spread broccoli out onto the baking sheet.
  • Roasted for 15 minutes or until broccoli is tender.
  • Toss alfredo sauce with broccoli and pasta of choice and serve!

Author:

Karissa’s Vegan Kitchen

https://www.karissasvegankitchen.com/oil-free-vegan-alfredo-cajun-broccoli

By |2019-02-06T08:30:48+00:00February 11th, 2019|Meatless Mondays|0 Comments

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