4.25 from 4 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.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan White Bean Alfredo Sauce
Amount Per Serving (100 g)
Calories 129 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g 5%
Sodium 935mg 39%
Potassium 66mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 1g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 1.3%
Vitamin C 5.6%
Calcium 7.3%
Iron 13.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.