ROASTED RED PEPPER CASHEW CREAM SAUCE

Yield: 1 quart

Ingredients

2 cups raw cashews
Water for soaking
3 roasted red peppers
1 head of garlic, roasted
1 shallot, sautéed
Salt and pepper to taste
Red pepper flakes to taste
5 leaves basil, chiffonade
1 pound whole wheat pasta, or pasta of choice

Directions

  1. Cover raw cashews in water and soak for 6 hours.

  2. Add cashews to blender, adding a little water at a time, and blend to desired consistency. Add salt, pepper and red pepper flakes.

  3. Add roasted red peppers, sautéed shallots, and roasted garlic to the blender and blend until smooth.

  4. Heat sauce on stove, stirring continuously. Add basil and serve with preferred pasta. Or on chicken.

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