This flavorful, verdant sauce is delicious served over rice, lentils or pasta as part of a healthy meal. Soaking and blending the cashews gives this sauce an undeniable creaminess making it vegan friendly too.
Creamed Spinach Sauce Recipe
Seasoning boosters such as miso, onion and lime lend tangy, deep umami flavors to this spinach-based dressing. An easy recipe as it requires zero cooking, only a blender and a small amount of time to succeed in creating a versatile sauce you will want to pair with many other foods.
½ cup cashews, toasted
1 tablespoon light miso paste
1-pound frozen spinach, thawed
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons organic onion granules
½ cup olive oil
Place toasted cashews and organic onion granules in a blender.
Add just enough hot water to cover the cashews. Allow to soak for 30 minutes.
Add miso and lime juice to the blender, pulsing until well blended and the cashews are finely ground.
Add thawed spinach and continue pulsing until you reach a smooth consistency.
On low speed, steadily and slowly drizzle in the olive oil and blend until emulsified.
Season with salt and adjust to your liking.
A plant-based sauce with tons of extra flavor enhancers which complement its rich, creamy texture. Quick and easy-to-follow, this recipe is perfect for meal prepping since it pairs so well with a variety of grains, legumes and pulses creating a balanced meal.
Calories 359, Carbs 13.8 grams, Cholesterol 0 milligrams, Fat 33.9 grams, Fiber 3.6 grams, Protein 6.5 grams, Saturated Fat 5.3 grams, Sodium 1150 milligrams, Sugar 2.8 grams