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Vegan Fettuccine Alfredo with Shiitake Mushrooms

With all the flavor of a traditional Alfredo pasta, this dish will impress even the toughest critics!
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Author: Holly

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped
  • 3 large cloves garlic minced
  • 16 ounces silken tofu
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup Italian parsley chopped
  • 1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms stems removed, and thin sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
  • To a medium size mixing bowl add mushrooms, olive oil, sea salt, and ground black pepper. Toss to coat. Onto a baking sheet, spread mushrooms in an even layer. Bake 20 minutes, until lightly crisp.
  • To a medium skillet over medium high heat, add olive oil. When oil is hot, add onions; cook 3-5 minutes, until softened. Add garlic and cook an additional 1-2 minutes.
  • To a high speed blender, add onions and garlic, silken tofu, water, lemon juice, sea salt, and ground black pepper. Blend on high 2 minutes, until consistency is smooth.
  • Prepare fettuccine according to package directions. Drain well and toss with sauce mixture.
  • To serve, top fettuccine with baked shiitake mushrooms and a sprinkling of Italian parsley. Serve warm.
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