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Cream Sauce With Herbs and No Dairy

Rated as 4.17 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is great over pasta, and provides a flavorful vegan alternative to traditional cream sauces."
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Ingredients

15 m servings 125
Original recipe yields 5 servings

Directions

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  1. Crumble tofu into a blender or food processor. Puree briefly, then add the soy milk, margarine, garlic, nutritional yeast, paprika, dill and spice blend. Process the mixture until it is smooth.
  2. Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat until it comes to a boil. Combine the cornstarch and water, pour into pan with the sauce. Continue cooking over medium heat until sauce has thickened, about 1 minute. Remove from heat and allow sauce to cool slightly, adjust flavors to taste and serve over pasta or roasted vegetables.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 125 calories; 7.2 9.1 6.7 0 109 Full nutrition

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I submitted this recipe with Spike brand seasoning mix as one of the ingredients, but Allrecipes changed it to "salt free seasoning". I highly suggest using Spike, which is not salt free, instea...

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I agree that as-is, this is a pretty flavorless recipe. Prior to trying this I made a similar version without the block of tofu and came up with essentially the same thing. In both cases I incre...

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I submitted this recipe with Spike brand seasoning mix as one of the ingredients, but Allrecipes changed it to "salt free seasoning". I highly suggest using Spike, which is not salt free, instea...

We didn't feed this to any kids, but we did feed it to a very picky Brit, and he loved it, as did we! This is a great, healthy vegan substitute for alfredo. We tossed this sauce with angel hair ...

I agree that as-is, this is a pretty flavorless recipe. Prior to trying this I made a similar version without the block of tofu and came up with essentially the same thing. In both cases I incre...

I made this to go with the sweet potato gnocchi and it was great. However, I used vanilla soy milk instead of plain to get the sweetness needed to match the pasta. Also, I added 3-4 packets of...

This sauce is great mixed with artichoke hearts, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Except we never used the dill when we tried it. Overall, this is one of the best vegan recipes I have found, and I was v...

This is my first time rating a recipe,but I felt compelled...This sauce is fabulous.Especially considering it's vegan fare.I salted it a bit and had it over steamed broccoli.I intend to try it o...

The best vegan cream sauce I've tried yet. I agree needs a bit of spicing up. Sautee portabellos in garlic and olive oil, then add finished sauce to the pan of mushrooms. The jiuce from the mush...

I used this sauce (minus spices) as a substitute for heavy cream in the Cajun Chicken Pasta recipe and it was fabulous. The hot spices zipped this right up.

I LOVE CREAM SAUCE! i've been experimenting with how to do a vegan cream sauce for a few weeks, and this recipe is it! the tofu is a wonderful base! It can easily be spiced so follow any non-veg...