Beany Alfredo Pasta
makes 4 cups sauce – serves 4 with leftovers!
1 box fettuccine pasta
1 1/2 cups cannellini beans, canned/drained
6 cloves of garlic – or equivalent garlic paste
2 Tbsp mayo (I use olive oil mayonnaise)
1/2 cup sweet onion
2/3 cup dehydrated potato flakes (plain instant mashed potatoes)
2/3 cup almond milk, plain
3/4 cup almond milk of creamer
1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 1/2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1-6 Tbsp nutritional yeast flakes (will change the color slightly) – optional but recommended
3 dashes of cayenne powder
1/2 tsp fresh black pepper
salt to taste if desired (I did not add any additional salt)
1. Drop the pasta and cook according to package.
2. Add all ingredients to a high speed blender or food processor. Blend until smooth and creamy. Add in milk to thin out sauce to desired consistency. Season to taste.
3. Drain pasta and transfer to a large mixing bowl. Mix with approximately 3 c. of sauce; warm to desired tempeature.
4. Serve pasta and top with additional sauce if desired.