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Creamy Vegan Pasta

Creamy Cannellini Spinach Pasta

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Yield 4 servings

Deliciously creamy vegan pasta that is gluten-free, soy-free, and nut-free.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Place beans, seasonings, tahini, and lemon juice in blender. (A heavy-duty blender works best for this recipe; other blenders may not get the mixture smooth enough.) Set aside.
  2. Cook pasta according to package directions. Reserve 1 1/4 cups of pasta water when draining pasta. (The pasta water will be added to the blender.)
  3. While pasta is cooking, sauté onions in oil over medium heat for 2 minutes. Add spinach, cover pan, and cook over medium heat until spinach is tender (about 4 minutes), stirring occasionally.
  4. Add minced garlic and cook for 1 minute. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. When pasta is done, drain pasta reserving 1 1/4 cups of pasta water. Add pasta water to ingredients in blender and blend well until mixture is smooth. This may take several minutes if you don’t have a heavy-duty blender.
  6. Season to taste.
  7. Stir blender mixture into spinach mixture. Heat over low heat until hot. Serve over pasta.

Recipe by JennifersKitchen at https://jenniferskitchen.com/2016/05/creamy-cannellini-spinach-pasta.html