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! 

Servings 10 3 tbsp. servings
Author Kristen Hong


  • 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)


  1. Soak raw cashews in water for at least 1 hour, preferably 3 hours.  Draina nd rinse. 

  2. Add all ingredients into your high speed blender and blend for 30 to 60 seconds or until a smooth and creamy.

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Recipe Notes

Lasts for up to 10 days in the fridge (glass Mason jar recommended). 

Makes about 2 cups.