How To Make Dairy Free Basil Cream Sauce

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Sep. 14, 2016

Try this easy Basil Cream Sauce - it's perfect for topping zoodles or gluten-free pasta!


Cashews 1 Cup (16 tbs) , soaked until soft for minimum of 3
Water 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Lemon 1 , juiced and zested
Nutritional yeast 2 Tablespoon (optional)
Miso 2 Teaspoon
Fresh garlic 2 Clove (10 gm) , chopped
Fresh basil leaves 1 Cup (16 tbs) , chopped
Sea salt To Taste
Freshly ground black pepper To Taste



In a blender, combine soaked cashews, water, lemon juice, lemon zest, nutritional yeast, miso, garlic and blend until smooth.

Add garlic, basil, salt, pepper and blend well.


Serve with gluten free pasta and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Servings: 2

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 398Calories from Fat 244

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 29 g44.6%

Saturated Fat 5 g25%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 354 mg14.75%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g10%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 4 g

Protein 14 g28%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet