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How to make a quick vegan tomato basil cream pasta

Since transitioning into vegan-hood months ago, this been my go-to italian pasta dish. Its so good and the cashews give it a creamy taste and texture. Hope you all give it a try😜

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INGREDIENTS
1 Ripe Tomato & an optional 2 Baby Tomatoes for good luck\ud83c\udf45\ud83d\ude0a

1 Ripe Tomato & an optional 2 Baby Tomatoes for good luck🍅😊

1 Tbsp. of Tomato Paste\u263a

1 Tbsp. of Tomato Paste☺

1/2 Cup Raw Cashews

1/2 Cup Raw Cashews

3 Tbsp. of wine; i was feeling marsala today, you could try it with red or white w. Bag of Whole Wheat Pasta. Tip: If you prefer to stay away from using wine in your meal, water will be just fine\ud83d\ude09

3 Tbsp. of wine; i was feeling marsala today, you could try it with red or white w. Bag of Whole Wheat Pasta. Tip: If you prefer to stay away from using wine in your meal, water will be just fine😉

2-4 Cloves of Garlic. I love the taste of garlic so i used the maximum of 4 \ud83d\ude1c

2-4 Cloves of Garlic. I love the taste of garlic so i used the maximum of 4 😜

Large handful of basil. Be Generous\ud83d\ude18

Large handful of basil. Be Generous😘

Salt & Black Pepper to season. Fact: I love using Himalayan Sea Salt as much as possible. People swear by this and it has essential health benefits\ud83d\ude0b\u270c

Salt & Black Pepper to season. Fact: I love using Himalayan Sea Salt as much as possible. People swear by this and it has essential health benefits😋✌

Put Water to Boil  for Pasta. Add Salt

Put Water to Boil for Pasta. Add Salt

Prepare 1/2 Cup Cashews,  1 Tbsp. Tomato Paste and 1/4 Cup Water

Prepare 1/2 Cup Cashews, 1 Tbsp. Tomato Paste and 1/4 Cup Water

Core the tomato, Roughly Chop it. Add to your blender, seeds, skin and all.

Core the tomato, Roughly Chop it. Add to your blender, seeds, skin and all.

Also add in tomato paste, cashews and water

Also add in tomato paste, cashews and water

Blend until very smooth\ud83d\udc4f

Blend until very smooth👏

Add olive oil  to large saut\u00e9 pan over medium-high heat \ud83d\udd25\ud83d\udd25

Add olive oil to large sauté pan over medium-high heat 🔥🔥

Prepare garlic for pan. I used a garlic mincer from Pampered Chef. Or you could always mince with a chopping knife.

Prepare garlic for pan. I used a garlic mincer from Pampered Chef. Or you could always mince with a chopping knife.

Mince right into hot oiled pan. Do not let garlic burn, after all garlic is on pan let sizzle for about 30 seconds, then quickly grab the blended tomato sauce and pour in pan.

Mince right into hot oiled pan. Do not let garlic burn, after all garlic is on pan let sizzle for about 30 seconds, then quickly grab the blended tomato sauce and pour in pan.

Perfect\ud83d\udc4d

Perfect👍

Add pasta in boiled water. Cook for 7 minutes or until Al Dente

Add pasta in boiled water. Cook for 7 minutes or until Al Dente

Throw in your wine or water. I used Marsala Wine to thin the sauce. Yum

Throw in your wine or water. I used Marsala Wine to thin the sauce. Yum

Salt and pepper to taste

Salt and pepper to taste

Grab handful of basil

Grab handful of basil

Chop finely & De stem

Chop finely & De stem

Drain out pasta

Drain out pasta

Place in saut\u00e9 pan with sauce

Place in sauté pan with sauce

Add chopped basil

Add chopped basil

Stir until all incorporated

Stir until all incorporated

Yes almost complete:)

Yes almost complete:)

Now place into serving bowl and top with some extra chopped basil for garnish

Now place into serving bowl and top with some extra chopped basil for garnish

Side view👉👈

Al dente\ud83d\udc4c

Al dente👌

Hey i wasn't ready...\ud83d\ude1d

Hey i wasn't ready...😝

Ok camera ready\ud83d\udcf7\ud83d\ude0e Hope you all follow for more great guides, Enjoy!\ud83c\udf5d

Ok camera ready📷😎 Hope you all follow for more great guides, Enjoy!🍝

  • 2.0 Servings
  • 1.0 Large Ripe Tomato
  • 0.0c Raw Cashews
  • 1.0Tbsp Tomato Paste
  • 0.0c Water
  • 2.0Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 3.0 Cloves Garlic Minced (optional)
  • 6.0oz Whole Wheat Pasta
  • 1.0tsp Salt
  • 3.0Tbsp Wine or Water (optional)
  • 2.0tsp Freshly Cracked Black Pepper
  • 1.0 Large Handful Basil Leaves (chopped)