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"Cheesy" Bow Tie Pasta

Cashews, tumeric, and almond milk; what more can you ask for?
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine other
Servings 4 servings
Calories 433 kcal

Equipment

  • Pot
  • Measuring cups (liquid/powder)
  • Any blender

Ingredients
  

Sauce

  • 1/4 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp onion
  • 1 cup almond milk (any plant based milk)
  • 1/4 cup cashews
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 1 clove/tsp garlic or garlic powder
  • 1 tbsp fresh tumeric root or powder (optional)
  • 3 tbsp Nutritional Yeast

Pasta

  • 12 oz whole wheat pasta
  • 4 cup water
  • 1 tbsp earth balance butter
  • 2 cups broccoli

Instructions
 

  • Boil water and add pasta. Place on medium heat and allow to cook while you make the sauce.
  • Pour 1 cup of plant based milk in a bowl, add nutritional yeast, paprika, garlic, onion powder, and salt. Mix until all seasonings dissolve. Use 1/2 cup of this mixture for the next step.
  • In a blender add fresh tumeric (optional), the cashews, and roughly 1/2 cup of the almond milk mixture (previous step). Blend until smooth.
  • Combine the mixtures from the last 2 steps together and mix well.
  • Strain pasta. Place back into the pot. Add butter to the pasta and mix.
  • Add broccoli. Mix well.
  • Add sauce to the pasta. Mix well, cook on low-medium heat for about 3 minutes. Allow the pasta to cool down. Serve and enjoy!

Notes

 
Keyword bow tie, cheesy, pasta, plant based, vegan, vegetarian