Lemon "Fettuccini" Alfredo

This gluten-free "pasta" dish is delicious and easy to make.

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Serves Serves 2

Ingredients:

3 medium summer squash sliced with a spiral slicer
2/3 cup raw cashews
1 cup warm filtered water
1 teaspoon lemon zest
1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
1/2 teaspoon black pepper freshly ground
1/2 large leek thinly sliced
1 tablespoon coconut oil
to taste sea salt

Directions:

  • Place water, lemon zest, vinegar, pepper and cashews in a high speed blender. Set aside to soak.
  • Remove ends of the squash and cut into spirals using a spiral slicer. Place in a colander and set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add the leeks and saute for 2-3 minutes. Reduce heat to low.
  • Blend the contents cashew mixture in the blender until smooth, creamy and piping hot (about 1-2 minutes)
  • Add the creamy cashew mixture into the saucepan with the leeks. Stir to combine. Then add the squash "fettuccini" and stir for a minute until the squash is warm.
  • Remove from heat and serve garnished with lemon slices and a grind of sea salt and black pepper.



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