How to Make Kelp Noodle Alfredo With Broccoli And Mushrooms

Kelp Noodle Alfredo is a gluten-free and vegan option that will leave you stunned with its delightful taste. This alternative to wheat pasta is rich, creamy, and scrumptious to say the least. If you’re in the mood to fill your craving for pasta, this is one healthy dish that you can consider.

Vegan Fettucine Alfredos don’t have to be that complicated to cook. Your family dinner can definitely become extra special if you include kelp noodle alfredo with broccoli and mushrooms. Not only is this a vegan recipe but it also happens to be gluten-free. So feel free to cook yourself a fun serving of Kelp Noodle Alfredo with Broccoli and Mushrooms.

Ingredients for Kelp Noodle Alfredo With Broccoli and Mushrooms

  • 1 package (12 ounces) of Kelp noodles 
  • 1 lemon 
  • 3/4 cup cashews
  • 1/4 cup raw pine nuts
  • 1/4 cup hemp seeds
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tablespoon yeast
  • 1 peeled and chopped zucchini
  • 1 cup sliced mushroom 
  • 1 chopped broccoli (garnish)
  • Dried garlic flakes
  • 2 minced garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon Tamari sauce
  • Parsley (garnish)
  • Salt to taste
  • Water as needed

Steps to Make Kelp Noodles Alfredo With Broccoli and Mushrooms

If you’re wondering how you can cook kelp noodles alfredo with broccoli and mushrooms, look ahead:

Step 1: Blend the cashews, raw pine nuts, and hemp seeds to a powder consistency.

Step 2: Add the remaining ingredients which include coconut milk, vegetable stock, yeast, salt to taste, chopped zucchini, and minced garlic clove. Continue to blend until the sauce reaches a slightly grainy texture.

Step 3: Prepare the kelp noodles by washing them in water and cutting them to a desirable length. Use kitchen scissors to cut it and place it in a bowl. Mix the kelp noodles with the juice of a single lemon and let it rest.

Step 4: In a separate bowl, mix the sliced mushrooms with tamari sauce and dried garlic flakes.

Step 5: Take the sauce you prepared in step 2 and drizzle it over the kelp noodles. Also, add the mushroom mixture and mix it thoroughly.

Step 6: Finish the dish by garnishing it with finely chopped broccoli and parsley. 

Following these simple steps ensures that you end up with a rich and creamy Kelp Noodle Alfredo pasta. 

Benefits of Having Kelp Noodles Alfredo With Broccoli and Mushrooms

If you’re a vegan or you prefer gluten-free food, Kelp Noodle Alfredo is the perfect dish for you. The ingredients used in making this scrumptious meal have many benefits to offer. 

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Kelp noodles are a healthier alternative to traditional wheat-based pasta. Here are some great things about them:

  • Offers a high quantity of Vitamin A, B, and C
  • Low Carbohydrates
  • Free from fat
  • Rich in minerals like magnesium, calcium, and iron.

It is no surprise that kelp noodles are often referred to as a superfood.

Additionally, broccoli is good for the heart, the eyes, and immunity. Even mushrooms are a great source of fiber, proteins and antioxidants. All in all, any lunch or dinner featuring the Kelp Noodles with Broccoli and Mushrooms will be a healthy meal.

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