Raw Carrot Strips with Cashew Hemp Seed Sauce and Avocado
If you've been looking for a nutritious raw vegan substitute for pasta with cream sauce, then this satisfying and colorful combination will truly delight you! The pasta is made from carrot strips, while the rich creamy sauce is concocted from raw cashews, hemp seeds and flavorings. You can also sprinkle some raw sesame seeds on top if you like for some extra protein and calcium. Served with a side of satisfying avocado, you and your family will love this tasty dish and how you feel afterwards!
3 tblsp raw cashews *
1 tsp unpasteurized miso
1 tblsp nama shoyu
4 tblsp fresh coconut water
1 large clove raw garlic
Pinch of dried basil, sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
1 tblsp raw hulled hemp seeds
3 washed carrots.
1 ripe avocado
Place sauce ingredients in a blender except for the hemp seeds. Blend together until smooth, adding coconut water as necessary to blend.
Place blended sauce in small mixing bowl and stir in hemp seeds.
Slice carrots thinly into strips by hand, by using a mandoline, or by spiralizing them.
Place carrot strips into small mixing bowl with sauce and massage sauce into the strips.
Put carrot strips with sauce onto a medium sized serving plate.
Open avocado, remove flesh from skin, cut into long slices and put on the serving plate beside the carrot strips.
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