Vegan White Bean Alfredo

Vegan White Bean Alfredo by Pasta-based. Creamy, cheesy, healthy, low-calorie and low-fat vegan alfredo sauce made with white beans, garlic, and vegetable broth. Two white bowls filled with mezze rigatoni pasta, smothered in creamy white bean alfredo sauce and tossed with fresh broccoli and grape tomatoes.

This Vegan White Bean Alfredo recipe is creamy, cheesy, and packed with flavor. Who would have ever guessed that you can make an alfredo sauce using a can of white beans. This recipe is healthy, low-calorie, and low-fat so you don’t have to feel bad about going back for seconds.

Vegan White Bean Alfredo by Pasta-based. Creamy, cheesy, healthy, low-calorie and low-fat vegan alfredo sauce made with white beans, garlic, and vegetable broth. A large pan filled with mezze rigatoni pasta, smothered in creamy white bean alfredo sauce and tossed with fresh broccoli and grape tomatoes.

There are so many ways to make alfredo sauce using only plant-based ingredients. In addition to this recipe for white bean alfredo, we also have a couple others that we love too:

  1. Cauliflower Alfredo: nut-free and bursting with flavor, this cauliflower alfredo sauce is one of our favorite recipes ever.
  2. White White Lemon Alfredo: this lemony alfredo sauce is completely vegan and made with soaked cashews to get the ultimate creaminess.

Learn how to make vegan white bean alfredo in less than one minute:

We hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do. We love to take it up a notch and garnish with garlicky toasted breadcrumbs, seasoned hemp seeds, fresh parsley, basil, red pepper flakes, or vegan parmesan!

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4.2 from 5 votes
Vegan White Bean Alfredo Sauce
Prep Time
2 mins
Cook Time
13 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 

Creamy, cheesy, healthy, low-calorie and low-fat alfredo sauce made with white beans. Totally vegan for a totally delicious and guilt-free dinner.

Course: Dinner, Entree, Pasta, Sauce
Cuisine: American, Italian, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: alfredo, beans, marinara sauce, pasta, vegan italian recipes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories per Serving: 129 kcal
Ingredients
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 onion (yellow or white)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 can cannellini beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
Instructions
  1. Mince garlic and chop onion. Heat olive oil in a small saucepan on medium heat. Add garlic and onion and saute until soft.

  2. In a blender, add garlic and onion, vegetable broth, lemon juice, cannellini beans, nutritional yeast, salt and pepper. Blend until creamy and smooth. Heat in saucepan and serve over pasta.

Recipe Notes

This recipe yields about 1.5 cups (400g) of sauce.

June 19, 2019

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