Get ready to have this oil-free, vegan, nutritarian Cilantro Cashew Cream Sauce recipe on repeat!
You know that saying the secret’s in the sauce?
Well, it’s true.
The secret to thriving on a nutritarian diet is finding amazing-tasting, on-plan sauce recipes that will help you do the most important thing you can do for your health: eat more greens and veggies!
You’re going to love this savory, fresh and creamy sauce that can double as a salad dressing too. So, let’s do this…
Eight simple, whole ingredients (plus the help of your high-speed blender) will make this Cilantro Cashew Cream Sauce happen!
Here’s a super-quick video showing you how to make this amazing sauce:
You can see just how versatile this sauce is: use it with zoodles or your favorite bean pastas, use it as a topper for Mexican-inspired soups and tacos, or mix it with shedded cabbage for a super-simple coleslaw.
And once you get the hang of this recipe you can come up with loads of your own flavor combinations by mixing up the citrus and the fresh herbs that you use.
My hubby bought me the 6300 Vitamix as a Christmas present back in 2014. I use it almost daily and I’ve even been known to travel with it in a checked suitcase–that’s how important it is to me to have amazing nutritarian sauces!
Make sure not to make that mistake and invest in a high-speed blender before you start.
This sauce makes EVERYTHING better!
It’s perfect for dipping raw or steamed veggies, topping salads or drizzling over tacos!
I also love it hot on edamame noodles or cold over zoodles.
I promise you, there’s no wrong way to use this Cilantro Cashew Cream Sauce!
No-Oil Cilantro Cashew Cream Sauce
This creamy, savory and bright Cilantro Cashew Cream sauce is perfect when you're following Dr. Fuhrman's oil-free, low-sodium, nutritarian plan!
- 1 cup raw cashews
- 3/4 cup water
- 1/2 cup fresh cilantro leaves
- 2 tbsp lime juice
- 1 1/2 tbsp nutritional yeast
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder (or sub 1 garlic clove)
- pepper (optional to taste)
Soak raw cashews in water for at least 1 hour, preferably 3 hours. Draina nd rinse.
Add all ingredients into your high speed blender and blend for 30 to 60 seconds or until a smooth and creamy.
Lasts for up to 10 days in the fridge (glass Mason jar recommended).
Makes about 2 cups.
I hope that you find a million ways to love on this Cilantro Cashew Cream Sauce recipe!
If you give the recipe a try I’d love to know what you think, please leave a rating and comment below and if you share your creation on Instagram or Facebook, make sure to tag me @HelloNutritarian so I can check it out!