This incredibly rich-tasting, easy-to-make sauce is a flavorful, non-dairy-based, creamy protein boost to nearly any main or side dish, from grilled chicken breast to roasted broccoli. It is also used as a key, “cream-ifying” ingredient in soups and stews. Make a big batch and freeze in small portions for easy weeknight meals.
Key Nutrients: Vitamin B6, copper, magnesium, manganese, zinc, protein
30 minutes to overnight
- 1 ½ cups raw, unsalted cashews
- ¾ cup filtered water, plus more for soaking
- Juice of half of a lemon
- ½ teaspoon kosher salt
- Soak cashews 30 minutes to overnight, covered with filtered water covered with plastic wrap on the kitchen counter.
- Add cashews, water, lemon juice and salt to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy.
Nutrition Facts (per serving)