Vegan Cauliflower "Alfredo" Sauce

What a clever idea! Found it used on socca on this recipe. The concept is using steamed cauliflower for the base of a white sauce- so lower fat, higher nutrient content and vegan too. And tastes good too!

Blend until creamy:
1 cup steamed cauliflower 
2 TB olive oil

1/3 C almonds
enough water to get blender going
1/2 tea coarse salt (or more to taste)

1/8 - 1/4 tea black pepper
1/2 - 1 tea garlic powder (raw garlic is too strong) 

1/4 tea onion powder

Uses: spread over bread (focaccia, flat bread etc.), use as a sandwich spread or as a white pizza sauce.  It made a good lunch twirled into hot spaghetti with veggies!

Vegan "Alfredo" Pasta with Veggies: 

Saute mushrooms, green bell pepper, white onion slices, and extra leftover steamed cauliflower in olive oil until done and starting to brown.  

Throw in spinach and stir until wilted. Toss these veggies with cooked whole wheat spaghetti and a few tablespoons of the cauliflower alfredo sauce above. Sprinkle with salt & pepper to taste. 

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