Who said comfort food has to be unhealthy? Definitely not us. 

Serve up a warm bowl of this delicious pasta for as the weather cools down – creamy, vegan and dairy free – thanks to the wonders of cashews, almond milk and nutritional yeast.


Cashew Alfredo Pasta With Rosemary Mushrooms

Vegan, Dairy Free, Refined Sugar Free

Use GF pasta for a Gluten Free option.

Serves 2-3


Rosemary Infused Roasted Mushrooms

  • 300g mushrooms, cleaned

  • 2 garlic, grated
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil*
  • 2 Tbsp. tamari*
  • 2 tsp rosemary, minced
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar*

Cashew Alfredo Sauce (makes around 1.5 cups)

  • 60g raw cashews*, soaked in hot water for 30 min and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup minced brown onion
  • 11/2 garlic heads
  • 1 tbsp olive oil*
  • ½ tsp pink Himalayan salt*
  • 240mL unsweetened plain almond milk
  • 2-3 tbsp nutritional yeast*
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot powder*
  • 1/2-1 tsp maple syrup*
  • Olive oil, pink salt & black pepper*

To Serve

  • 200g your choice of pasta*, cooked
  • Lemon wedges

*Available at Naked Foods


Rosemary Infused Roasted Mushrooms

  1. Preheat oven to 200⁰C. Toss mushrooms with other ingredients.
  2. Transfer to a baking dish in an even layer. Roast it for about 10  minutes, flip and continue to roast 8-10 more minutes. Salt to taste.

Cashew Alfredo Pasta

  1. Sauté minced onion and 1 minced garlic with 1 tbsp olive oil for a few minutes. Add 1/2 tsp pink salt and continue to sauté until they become tender.
  2. In a high-speed blender, blend all pasta sauce ingredients well.
  3. Transfer the mixture to a small pot and heat it for 10mins over low to medium heat, stirring continuously. Add more milk, salt, and black pepper to taste.
  4. Mix the sauce and olive oil with cooked pasta, squeeze fresh lemon juice over it and mix well. Add black pepper and salt to taste.

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Minako Umehara – @365cleaneats

Health-conscious Recipe Creator / Food Stylist & Photographer/ Food Instructor
Minako has lived in 8 cities across 3 countries since 2003. Despite the varying environments around her, her realisation that food is universal has led to her desire to connect with people through food. After moving to Melbourne, she picked up vegan cooking. She now spends time creating innovative vegan recipes and running cooking classes.