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A Recipe from Govinda’s Kitchen

Vegan Cauliflower Alfredo

Yields 4-6 servings

This comfort food is also comfy without the dairy or high calories. It is a quick ‘n easy dish to enhance any summer meal. Cauliflower is rich in fiber, a blood purifier, an antioxidant and also promotes healthy cell growth.

12 oz pasta of choice
2 tsp olive oil
1 bell pepper, diced (red, orange or yellow)
½ tsp hing (Indian spice used in place of garlic)
½ tsp black pepper
¼ tsp paprika
8 oz cauliflower (medium-sized head), chopped
½ cup water
2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
½ tsp sea salt

Cook pasta to al dente and set aside.

In a small pot, heat olive oil over medium heat, then add bell pepper, cooking for a few minutes. Add hing, black pepper and paprika, then the chopped cauliflower and ½ cup of water. Let
steam until tender.

Once cauliflower is tender, pour the whole mixture into a blender. Add nutritional yeast and sea salt and puree, adding more liquid to reach the desired consistency.

Toss sauce with pasta and add a sprinkle of paprika and chopped parsley.

Govinda’s of Tucson serves gourmet vegetarian cuisine, with dine-in and takeout options for safe and healthy eating, located at 711 E. Blacklidge Dr., Tucson. Connect at 520-792-0630 or See ad, page 24.

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