Hurry Up Alfredo Sauce - Vegan Yum Yum

Something creamy sounded good today. Every once and a while I miss heavy whipping cream. I'm still longing to find a vegan crème brûlée recipe (since that was the dessert I'm asked to bring to gatherings most often), but we'll see if I can find one that remotely passes as the real thing. Yeah, yeah, real cream isn't exactly thigh friendly, but it sure tastes good. I always have a recipe I've found here or there that I'd like to try. I had seen the recipe for Hurry Up Alfredo on Vegan Yum Yum and wanted to try it, but even more so after Kylea over at Veganizing tested it out and loved it. This sauce is creamy for sure, and while it doesn't have the same flavor as a traditional alfredo, it is pretty darn good! It is probably just as fattening as regular alfredo, but certainly more heart healthy. It definitely satisfies your cream craving. One word of advice on this recipe; make sure to use low sodium shoyu or tamari as suggested. In the pot it tasted too salty to me, but once I poured it over the pasta and veggies, it was just about right. I missed the low-sodium part on the recipe and used regular. I would have added less soy to make up for the difference, had I been a more patient recipe follower.  Man, this sauce made me wish I had a Vita-Mix blender. Ah well! Someday :)


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bakerymanis
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my favorite way to fulfill that creamy craving is with tahini. i like to mix with miso (also adds good texture) lemon and shoyu for a smooth dressing over noodles, veggies, or rice (i have some recipes on my blog if you need some suggestions). also, coconut milk is great for sweet things (like coconut milk icecream- so good!) and peanut/curry sauces. also, avocados work good too, blended into a creamy dressing in a food processor. and it is all high in fats BUT really good healthy fats (definitely better that dairy fat!).
Morgan--
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I have made this recipe before and it is so delicious. Awesome!! I agree, prob. not your typical alredo in taste, but soooo good! I love the veggies you added in!
BTW, you take such great photos!
Vegan Piggy
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Bakerymanis (I don't know your name :) That sounds great. I hope you'll share how to make your sauce, and what proportions you use. I'd like to know how to use miso in more of my cooking. I always have tahini around. All of what you said just sounds yum, so please do tell :)

Thanks for the compliment Morgan. I wish I really knew what I was doing, and had a house with big gorgeous windows and better light. Maybe someday :)
Kylea Rorabaugh
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The recipe mistake about low sodium soy sauce was probably my fault! As you have probably noticed, I rarely type out a recipe exactly!! I always make so many adaptations - I must say, I never buy low sodium soy sauce so never have it on hand. I just don't like the low sodium as well. Anyway - great pic and glad you enjoyed!!
Vegan Piggy
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I never have the low sodium stuff either Kylea so, I guess I'm not really sure what I'm talking about! It was really yummy. I'm going to make it again, so Nate can try it fresh. Thank you for always sharing what you're making. I probably need to find my own recipes and stop using yours, but they all look so good! You're great at picking really good ones and making them even better :)
Meg
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YUM. I think I am going to have to make this tomorrow or Monday. It sounds delicious. And, the best part is that I have everything on-hand already. I don't use the low sodium stuff. It doesn't taste as good to me as the regular soy sauce!
Kathy
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simple pasta is a thing of beauty - esp. when it's vegan!

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