Recipe: Perfect Vegan Pasta | Creamy Asparagus & Lemon

Vegan Pasta | Creamy Asparagus & Lemon.

You can have Vegan Pasta | Creamy Asparagus & Lemon using 13 ingredients and 9 steps. Here is how you cook that.

Ingredients of Vegan Pasta | Creamy Asparagus & Lemon

  1. It’s 1 Bunch of Asparagus, Trimmed and Washed.
  2. You need 1 of Lemon Sliced and the juice of ½ a lemon.
  3. It’s of Olive Oil.
  4. Prepare 1 of Large Onion, Finely Diced.
  5. It’s 4 Cloves of Garlic, Minced.
  6. Prepare 2 Tablespoons of Earth Balance Vegan Butter (Or use Olive Oil).
  7. Prepare 4 Tablespoons of All-Purpose Flour.
  8. You need 3 Cups of Unsweetened Almond Milk.
  9. You need 10 Ounces of Bow Tie Pasta.
  10. You need 2 Teaspoons of Italian Seasoning.
  11. Prepare 1 Teaspoon of Garlic Powder.
  12. You need 1/2 Teaspoon of Cayenne Pepper.
  13. It’s to Taste of Salt and Pepper.

Vegan Pasta | Creamy Asparagus & Lemon step by step

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Add asparagus to a baking sheet and drizzle with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Top with thin slices of lemon and bake for 20 minutes..
  3. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil and add pasta. Cook according to pasta instructions..
  4. In a large skillet, melt the vegan butter in with a tablespoon of olive oil over medium high heat. Add onion and cook until translucent..
  5. Add the garlic and cook until fragrant. About 2 minutes..
  6. Add flour stirring constantly and cook for 2 minutes..
  7. Whisk in almond milk. Add Italian seasoning, garlic powder, cayenne, and another pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and reduce heat to low. Simmer for about 10 minutes..
  8. Once asparagus is cooked, cut into thirds and add to the sauce along with the roasted lemon. *Hint: Don’t eat the lemon…this just adds flavor..
  9. Squeeze lemon juice over the sauce and stir. Drain pasta and add to the creamy sauce. Top with fresh basil and enjoy!.