Vegan Protein Pasta Alfredo with a Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

a quick pasta recipe

cauliflower pasta alfredo studded with bright green peas and green herbs
Goal muscle_definition
Total time 15 mins
Difficulty Easy
Nutritional value (per portion)
kcal 451
Protein 56 g
Fat 7 g
CARBOHYDRATES 34 g
Ingredients …

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You will need

1 onion
3 cloves garlic
1 cauliflower (450g)
100 g peas
3 tbsp pasta water
30 g rolled oats
1 tbsp e118
20 ml soy cream
15 g fresh parsley
0.5 lemon, juiced
0.25 tsp ground nutmeg
salt
pepper
chili flakes

Vegan Protein Pasta Alfredo with a Creamy Cauliflower Sauce

a quick pasta recipe

By: Anne-Sophie Hoffman
The first days of fall are blowing in. We’re reaching for our jackets in the evening, and switching out our iced tea for mugs of the hot version. But it also means it’s time for those creamy comfort food dishes to make their reappearance. So let’s start the week right with a pasta alfredo that’s vegan, protein-packed, and dripping with a creamy, dairy-free sauce made from fresh cauliflower.

Preparation

  • Ingredients:
    1  onion, 3 cloves garlic
    Chop the onions and dice the garlic.
  • Ingredients:
    1 tsp Coconut oil
    Heat the oil in a pan on medium heat.
  • Put the onions into the pan and cook for about 4 minutes, until transparent. Add the garlic and cook for another 30 seconds until it is fragrant. Remove to a small bowl and set aside.
  • Ingredients:
    1 head cauliflower
    Chop the cauliflower into large florets. Put into a pot with boiling water. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Ingredients:
    150 g Protein Pasta, 100 g peas
    Bring a pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the Protein Pasta for 7 minutes until it's al dente. Add the peas for the last 2-3 minutes of the cooking time. Reserve the pasta water.
  • Ingredients:
    30 g fine oats, 3 tbsp pasta water, 1 tbsp e118, 20 ml soy cream, 0.25 tsp ground nutmeg, salt, pepper, chili flakes
    Put the cauliflower, onions, garlic, pasta water, oats, Vegan Protein, soy cream, and spices into a high-powered blender. Puree to create a smooth sauce.
  • Ingredients:
    15 g parsley
    Chop the parsley finely.
  • Drain the Protein Pasta and peas. Stir together in a small pot.
  • Ingredients:
    0.5  lemon juice
    Drip the lemon juice over the pasta.
  • Serve the pasta alfredo with the parsley.
  • Enjoy!

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