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This vegan alfredo sauce is incredibly rich and creamy. It's a cashew-based, dairy-free alfredo sauce with a deliciously savory, cheesy-like flavor.


4 servings

Total time

20 minutes


  • 1 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight, drained and rinsed)
  • ¾ cup water
  • 2 garlic cloves (peeled)
  • ½ tbsp lemon juice
  • ½ cup diced onion
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp dried rosemary
  • ¼ tsp black pepper


  1. After the cashews have soaked overnight (or at least 6 hours), drain and rinse them.
  2. Add the cashews and all other ingredients to a high-powered blend and blend until smooth.
  3. Use immediately in a recipe or store in a sealed container in the fridge.
  4. View the recipe instructions at Downshiftology

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