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Creamy White Bean Pasta

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 15 min
  • Cook Time: 15 min
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Pasta
  • Method: Stovetop, Blender
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

If you’re looking for a fat-free pasta sauce, that’s NOT tomato based, look no further. This Creamy White Bean Pasta is the perfect choice.


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Ingredients

  • 12 oz box fusilli pasta
  • 10 oz bag frozen broccoli & cauliflower
  • 510 cherry tomatoes
  • Sauce
    • 1 cup riced cauliflower
    • 1/2 cup water
    • 2 tsp minced garlic
    • 15 oz can white beans
    • 1 Tbs nutritional yeast
    • 1 Tbs lemon juice
    • 2 tsp prepared horseradish (optional)
    • 1/2 tsp salt
    • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
    • 1/4 tsp onion powder
    • dash of hot sauce
    • 1/2 cup unsweetened almond milk 

Instructions

  1. In a small pan, add riced cauliflower and water and simmer 1-2 minutes
  2. Add garlic and stir.
  3. Drain and rinse beans and add to mix.  Simmer 3-5 minutes until cauliflower softens. 
  4. Meanwhile add remaining sauce ingredients (except milk) to blender
  5. Add bean/cauliflower mixture and blend, adding almond milk to get desired consistency
  6. Puree until smooth
  7. Prepare pasta according to directions
  8. Microwave broccoli/cauliflower according to directions
  9. Slice cherry tomatoes in half
  10. Drain pasta and add veggies, tomatoes, and sauce – stir to combine
  11. Serve 

Keywords: white bean pasta