Rich creamy coconut milk alfredo sauce is simply delicious and a totally comforting sauce. This is a kind of healthy substitution for your regular alfredo sauce.
Plenty of sauce would create creamy pasta or rice. For an awesome healthy dinner, you can get it right on the table in less than 20 minutes. Since this summer, most of the time, I try to make the healthy version of pasta as much as possible like this coconut milk alfredo sauce.
Once the summer holiday season starts all the fun sessions begin right from cooking to eating. It is important to realize that summer not only brings holidays but also lots of food.
You might be knowing that I have already come up with buttermilk pasta sauce, which was already a popular content here in this blog. Again I'm coming up with similar recipe 'coconut milk pasta sauce' because recently one of my readers asked to share the vegan version of buttermilk pasta sauce.
Guess...Can you guess the next post in this blog? It is none other than the delicious Alfredo spinach pasta which is already waiting to come up next on the line.
This coconut milk alfredo sauce is such an easy recipe to make in less than 20 minutes. All you have to do is just make sure that you have coconut milk handy or in your pantry.
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The coconut milk has a nutty flavor and has lots of medicinal values. In Southern India, coconut milk is used as a home remedy for stomach sour and mouth ulcers. I myself tried these remedies and these were working out for me.
Coming back to this recipe, Vegan coconut milk alfredo sauce is for everyone who is eagerly searching for the vegan way for creamy alfredo sauce.
Making creamy coconut milk Alfredo sauce at home is so easy that does not takes much of your effort. I bet you will love this effortless fabulous dinner. The leftover sauce is so good to make Rice Risotto, creamy corn pasta or creamy shrimp pasta.
There are many brands available for coconut milk and the taste may vary according to each of them. And 'light' and 'original' are the verities available in the market. And you may choose according to your preference.
Here I have used the 'light' version of coconut milk.
Though I generally make coconut milk from scratch most of the time. Most of you know that I always prefer to make healthy food from scratch as much as possible. Nevertheless, it involves lots of work but the end result would be awesome.
Few tips and tricks about the coconut milk pasta sauce:
- I used dried herbs in this recipe. But adding fresh herbs makes it more flavorful and more fresh, delicious.
- Coconut milk is already available in the market.
- To cut down calories always go for the lighter version than the regular version.
- The leftover sauce can be frozen and can be used later to make the dishes like Alfredo mushroom pasta, Risotto.
- Minced garlic to make it more flavorful, and this is the main ingredient for flavoring. I do not have any other ingredients to substitute this.
- Within a few minutes on the stove, the cornstarch thickening happens very fast, so keep an eye while cooking. But if it does thicken too much then your desired consistency, nothing to worry dilute with coconut milk or water.
- Thickening or thinning up the coconut milk alfredo sauce is so straightforward just add cornstarch for thickening and add more coconut milk for diluting.
Other Vegan recipes you may like,
- Vegan roasted tomato soup
- Vegan butternut squash mac and cheese
- Vegan coconut chia pudding
- Vegan tofu steak
- Vegan Philly mushroom sandwich
Vegan coconut milk alfredo sauce
For the base sauce
- 1 cup coconut milk canned
- ¼ tsp dried basil
- ½ tsp salt
- 2 tbsp cornstarch
- ½ tsp salt
- 1 tsp vegetable oil
- 1 tbsp garlic minced
For the base sauce
- In a mixing bowl, add coconut milk, basil, salt, and cornstarch.
- Whisk it combine them well and set this base sauce aside.
For the sauce
- Over medium heat in a pan add vegetable oil and minced garlic.
- Saute till garlic becomes golden brown.
- Add the base sauce.
- Cook till it reaches desired consistency.
- Add pasta and cook for a minute.
- Now this tasty pasta is ready to serve.