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Pasta With Chipotle Cashew Cream

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Total Time:
40 minutes
Rated 5 based on 100 votes
Course: Main Recipe
Technique: Saute Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 1.5 cups - cashews
  • 1 - chipotle chilli
  • 1 tbsp - adobo sauce
  • 16-ounce box - any Pasta
  • 1 - red Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 3 - medium Tomatoes (sliced)
  • 1 8-oz pack - button Mushrooms (halved or quartered)
  • 2-3 Cloves - Garlic (minced)
  • 2 tbsp - Olive oil
  • 1/4 cup - finely chopped Parsley

How to Make

  • Soak the cashews overnight or for at least 8 hours. Drain the cashews and grind them up into a smooth paste with chipotle chilli, adobo sauce and water. Set aside.
  • Cook the pasta al-dente according to package directions.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan and add onions. Sprinkle some salt and saute them for a few minutes until they are soft and translucent but not brown.
  • Add garlic, stir, and then add tomatoes and mushrooms. Cook until the tomatoes are soft.
  • Add cashew cream, mix together, and immediately add the pasta.
  • Stir well to coat the pasta with the sauce. Add pasta cooking water if too dry.
  • Add salt to taste. Mix in the parsley.
  • Recipe courtesy: Holy Cow Vegan