This recipe is from my cookbook Liv B’s Vegan on a Budget! This recipe is super popular and continuously gets amazing reviews from my readers so I thought I would share it with you today. If you are interested in checking out my cookbook you can find it in many retailers and of course online. There are links to various retailers at the bottom of this page.
This is a perfect weeknight dinner recipe that also makes great leftovers! This recipe is from my cookbook Liv B’s Vegan on a Budget.
1 tbsp (15 mL) olive oil
1/2 cup (125 mL) Spanish onion, chopped
2 garlic cloves, chopped
3 cups (750 mL) chopped red bell pepper (about 2 large)
10 oz. (300 g) fettuccini pasta
3/4 cup (175 mL) unsweetened nondairy milk
1/2 cup (125mL) raw cashews
1/2 tsp (2mL) salt
1/4 tsp (1mL) ground pepper
Heat a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the oil, onion and garlic; cook for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the bell peppers; cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until softened. Remove from the heat.
Cook the pasta according to the package directions. Drain and set aside.
Add the vegetable mixture, nondairy milk and cashews to a blender, setting the frying pan aside. Blend on high speed for about 2 minutes, until smooth and creamy.
Pour the sauce back into the frying pan and heat over low heat. Add the salt and pepper; stir to combine. Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring constantly so the sauce doesn’t stick to the bottom, until slightly thickened. Taste and adjust salt and pepper to your liking.
Divide the pasta among 4 bowl and pour equal amounts of sauce over each.
Liv B is the recipe developer, video content creator, and photographer behind itslivb.com and the Liv B Youtube channel. She is the author of the best selling cookbooks Liv B’s Vegan on a Budget and Liv B's Easy Everyday. She lives and works out of her home with her husband and videographer/editor Greg, and their two dogs, Willa and Hazel.
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