4.12 from 51 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*
Fat 3g5%
Sodium 935mg41%
Potassium 66mg2%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 65IU1%
Vitamin C 4.6mg6%
Calcium 73mg7%
Iron 2.5mg14%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.