For National Fettuccine Alfredo Day, you may be wondering how you can veganize Alfredo sauce. Like with most dishes, plant-based Alfredo sauces are just as good if not better! We put together a list of 15 creamy pasta dishes from the Food Monster App for you to celebrate National Fettuccine Alfredo Day with!
1. Creamy Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo
Cream sauces are always a yes. You can use cashews, sometimes coconut. This cream sauce is made with cauliflower and it is totally blog-worthy! Don’t judge this recipe by Stacey Isaacs until you try it… it is awesome! Serve this Creamy Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo at your next dinner and don’t tell anyone what the ingredients are until they’re done licking the plates clean.
2. Creamy Pumpkin Alfredo
Source: Creamy Pumpkin Alfredo
In need of some carbs… good carbs? You’ve found the right recipe! It’s no fettuccine Alfredo, but it’s great to celebrate with! You’ll get bonus velvetiness and a boost of color from a mixture of pumpkin puree and vegetable broth. You’ll also love the garlicky accent, crunchy pine nuts, and aromatic fresh basil leaves in this inspired “Alfredo” dish by Jackie Newgent. Pick your favorite pasta shape. Altogether, it’s really, really comforting!
3. Lean Green Fettuccine Alfredo
Source: Lean Green Fettuccine Alfredo
Prepare to have your taste buds blown away by the goodness that is this lean, green fettuccine alfredo with broccoli and leeks by Buffy-Ellen Gill. Made from raw cashews, this sauce has a deliciously cheesy flavor thanks to the addition of white miso paste. When added to recipes, white miso gives an almost cheesy flavor, as well as umami, and a richness that is ridiculously good.
4. Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo
Source: Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo
Here’s a classic no one ever thinks could possibly be re-created without butter and heavy cream. But it can be done, and this one won’t weigh you down for days with loads of dairy. So say hello to the creamiest-ever vegan fettuccine Alfredo by Hot for Food! Oh, and if you’re allergic to nuts, just replace the cashews with the same measurement of soft tofu and use 1/2 cup water when blending. This Mushroom Fettuccine Alfredo is a great dish to celebrate with!
5. Roasted Corn Alfredo Pasta
Source: Roasted Corn Alfredo Pasta
This dairy-free alfredo by Jasmine Briones is not only creamy and decadent, but it is also slightly sweet from the roasted corn alfredo sauce and has a crunch from the bits of corn mixed in. Serve with plenty of red pepper flakes and fresh herbs!
6. Nut-Free Alfredo Sauce With Pasta and Broccolini
This alfredo by Cara Carin is creamy, rich, and unlike most other plant-based alfredo sauces, it’s nut free. The nut-free alfredo sauce gets its creamy texture from a combination of cauliflower, truffle-infused olive oil, and a lot of blending. It beautifully textured and roasted broccolini on the side makes this a truly special dish.
7. Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells With Cashew Alfredo
These Sweet Potato Stuffed Shells by Amanda Nicole Smith is a crowd-pleaser! Tender sweet potato mash is stuffed inside of a brown rice pasta shell, smothered in pasta, and topped with a dollop of creamy cashew alfredo sauce. Topped with herbs, this dish is elegant, satisfying, and surprisingly easy to make.
8. Alfredo Sauce
Source: Alfredo Sauce
Creamy, luxurious alfredo sauce made with no oil or butter? It sounds too good to be true, but here is the proof that it’s possible. This alfredo sauce by Molly Patrick is incredible as a comforting dinner or any other time you want a wonderful meal!
9. Cauliflower Zucchini Noodle Alfredo
10. Cauliflower Sage Alfredo
Source: Cauliflower Sage Alfredo
11. Rainbow Chard and Garlic Scape Fettuccine
Want the fettuccine but maybe not the Alfredo? Look no further! Simply sauté up some of the colorful chard with garlic scapes and fresh basil for this Rainbow Chard and Garlic Scape Fettuccine by Heather Poire.
12. Spicy Roasted Red Pepper Fettuccine
Another alfredo-free fettuccine dish is this spicy roasted red pepper fettuccine. It is packed full of flavor and requires just 9 ingredients and 25 minutes to come together. Roasted red peppers are the star of this show. You can make this pasta by Rene Barker as mild or spicy as you like.
13. Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo
Source: Cauliflower Fettuccine Alfredo
This classic Italian dish is just the thing if you’re craving something that’s healthy, creamy, and easy. The cauliflower alfredo sauce by Melanie Sorrentino is rich, thick, and decadent – basically everything an alfredo sauce should be. Plus, this recipe is fat-free so you can eat it all the time!
14. Fettuccine Alfredo
Source: Fettuccine Alfredo
Creamy sauces in vegan cooking tend to be made with nuts, so if you have a nut allergy, you might think that means you have to miss out on your favorite meals. Cauliflower takes the place of cashews in this recipe to make a rich and creamy alfredo sauce by Maggie Jones that you can make in big batches and freeze for later use. Serve it with asparagus, peas, or whatever green vegetables you have readily available.
15. Fettuccine Alfredo With Zucchini Pasta and Cauliflower Sauce
This Fettuccine Alfredo with Zucchini Pasta and Cauliflower Sauce by Emily von Euw is the perfect example of why there is no need for animal products in our food.
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