Cashew Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
5 min 20 min 5
Cashew Alfredo Pasta with Broccoli
Health Rating


227 gm Pasta, Penne, dry (or shells)
2 cup Broccoli florets
1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw (soaked overnight, or boiled for 30 min., for sauce)
1 cup Almond milk, unsweetened (plus 3 tbsp, for sauce)
2 tbsp Nutritional yeast (for sauce)
2 tbsp Basil, fresh (chopped, for sauce)
1 tbsp Parsley, Italian, fresh (chopped, for sauce)
3 tsp Herbes de provence (for sauce)
1/4 tsp Garlic powder (for sauce)
3/4 tsp Salt (for sauce)
1/4 tsp Black pepper (for sauce)


1. Cook the pasta according to package directions. When pasta is 3 minutes from being done, add the broccoli florets.

2. Drain pasta and broccoli and add Alfredo sauce. Stir until combined and serve hot.

3. To make the Cashew Alfredo Sauce, add all ingredients into a blender and blend for 1-2 minutes, until smooth and creamy.


Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 286
Calories from fat 67
Calories from saturated fat 10.7
Total Fat 7.5 g
Saturated Fat 1.2 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 408 mg
Potassium 388 mg
Total Carbohydrate 43 g
Dietary Fiber 3.9 g
Sugars 2.3 g
Protein 12.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.7
Meat Alternative 0.4
Milk Alternative 0.2
Vegetables 0.4

Energy sources




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