Food

Vegan Sweet Potato Alfredo {Recipe}

As the weather cools, these healthy and hearty sweet potato noodles have us craving more fall-inspired recipes.

With less than a month before the first day of fall, now is the perfect time to test your kitchen skills for the upcoming holiday season. Because of this, we're presenting a sweet potato alfredo recipe from Cassandra Bodzak’s Eat With Intention. Even better? With only two steps, this recipe is sure to become a new fall favorite.

Makes 2 servings

What You Need:

For the sauce:
15-ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
½ cup unsweetened almond milk
7 tablespoons nutritional yeast
3 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons Dijon mustard
1 tablespoon vegan butter
1 tablespoon garlic powder
1 tablespoon salt, plus more to taste
½ teaspoon ground turmeric

For the noodles:
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 sweet potatoes, peeled and spiralized

Chopped walnuts, for garnish
Chopped parsley, for garnish

What You Do:
1. For the sauce, into a food processor, combine all sauce ingredients and pulse until creamy. Season with salt to taste.

2. In a medium saucepan, heat olive oil and sauté sweet potato noodles for 5 minutes, until softened. Add sauce to pan and cook for 2 to 3 minutes, until heated through. Garnish with walnuts and parsley, and serve.

Photo courtesy of Evi Abeler

More Food

How to Choose the Healthiest Veggie Burger for You

Whether you’re at the grocery store, a restaurant, or at home, we’re here to help you enjoy the healthiest veggie burgers possible.
Read More »

Vegan Mermaid Orecchiette {Recipe}

This easy Italian will have you saying “mangia!”
Read More »

Vegan Mint Chocolate Meltaways {Recipe}

Luscious melt-in-your-mouth chocolate and a sweet kiss of peppermint make this the ultimate kiss-friendly treat.
Read More »

Vegan Chocolate Cake {Recipe}

Cruelty-free chocolate cake with raspberries is pretty much the best thing ever.
Read More »

Vegan Rainbow Spring Rolls {Recipe}

These easy-to-make, brightly hued rolls burst with freshness and flavor thanks to shredded beet, crunchy carrot, and smooth avocado.
Read More »

This Week on VegNews TV: The secret to these delightful sweet treats is white beans! Aylin Erman shows you how to make these simple blondies.

More Videos »