vegan cashew sauce

Vegan Cashew Sauce

May 27, 2020 | Nutrition

Are you looking for a creamy dairy-free sauce? This vegan cashew sauce is exactly what you need. Thick and ready in a few minutes, it will go perfectly with your favorite dishes. You can even customize it according to your taste buds.

A sauce made out of cashews? I know, you’re not ready for this.

Lately, I’ve been trying to avoid dairy as much as possible. When looking for milk/cream alternatives, I’ve been seeing a lot of vegan people use cashews in their sauces.

Well, the rest is history.

Let me tell you one thing, cashew nuts are SO underrated. This sauce has become a staple in my meals; on top of roasted veggies, as pasta sauce, on toasted bread… and I’m just thinking that we could actually make it sweet too!

Whether you eat plant-based or not, you need to try this vegan cashew sauce, you won’t be disappointed. Creamy, healthy, and ready in a few minutes only – you’ll thank me later.

Hey, I’m Virginia

Born in Switzerland with Spanish roots, I am passionate about health, nutrition and personal development.

My purpose is to help women live a wholesome lifestyle and become the best version of themselves.

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Ingredients

  • 100g cashew nuts
  • 200ml water 
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt and pepper

Nutrition

  • Carbs 22% 22%
  • Proteins 25% 25%
  • Fats 53% 53%

✨Healthy fats ✨Source of Vitamin K ✨High in antioxidants

vegan cashew sauce

Instructions

Step 1

The day before, soak the cashews in water. If you are limited in time, soak them in boiling water instead, for 10 minutes.

Step 2

Rinse cashews and add them to a blender along with the garlic, a pinch of salt, and pepper. Add 200ml water (warm or cool).

Step 3

Blend and add more water if you want to adjust consistency. Add seasoning to taste.

Notes and variations

 

  • Refrigerated, the sauce will last up to 5 days

  • Customize your sauce by adding curry paste, herbs, chili, nutritional yeast

vegan creamy sauce
vegan creamy sauce

If you make this vegan cashew sauce, make sure to tag me on Instagram @vlourish so I can see your re-creations!

Hey, I’m Virginia

Born in Switzerland with Spanish roots, I am passionate about health, nutrition and personal development.

My purpose is to help women live a wholesome lifestyle and become the best version of themselves.

Learn more