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almond milk alfredo sauce

Almond Milk Alfredo Sauce

  • Author: Leeonney Bentick
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3.5 Cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegan


Indulge in a creamy and delicious almond milk Alfredo sauce that is both vegan and gluten-free. Perfect for pasta dishes, this sauce offers a rich and satisfying flavor without any dairy.


Units Scale
  • 1 cup cashews, raw and unsalted
  • 2 cups boiling water
  • 2 cups unsweetened, plain almond milk
  • 3 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed


  1. Begin by pouring the boiling water over the cashews. Cover and let soak for 1 hour to soften the cashews.
  2. When the time is up, drain the cashews and add them to a high speed blender. Add the remaining ingredients (almond milk, garlic, nutritional yeast, salt and lemon juice) and blend for 1-2 minutes until smooth and combined.
  3. Taste the alfredo sauce and adjust the salt levels if necessary. Proceed to use in your favorite recipe or pour into a clean glass container and store in the fridge until you are ready.


This recipe yields 3.5 cups, which is enough for 1lb of pasta.

  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour
  • Category: Sauce
  • Cuisine: Italian


  • Serving Size: 1/4 Cup
  • Calories: 79
  • Sugar: 0.6 g
  • Sodium: 228.8 mg
  • Fat: 5.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: alfredo sauce, almond milk