SunMilk Pesto Alfredo

SunMilk Pesto Alfredo

I created this recipe for VegFestColorado 2018 for SunMilk brand sunflower milk.  Pesto Alfredo with mushrooms & spinach over whole grain Rotini. This is a very rich, creamy, vibrant sauce. Typical pine nuts used for pesto was replaced with delicious creamy SunMilk brand sunflower milk. It has 3 ingredients: Sunflower Seeds, non-GMO Sunflower Lecithin and Filtered Water.

SunMilk is also vegan, paleo, gluten free, dairy free, peanut free and soy-free.

Pesto Alfredo 
1 ½ cups SunMilk* 
1 Avocado 
2 cups of fresh basil 
3 garlic cloves 
3 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast 
1 Tbsp Lemon Juice 
¼ tsp black pepper 

Combine in a food processor until smooth.

This delicious healthy sauce will make enough for ½ box (½ pound dry) of Rotini or other pasta.

After cooking your pasta, set it aside.

Gently saute 16 oz of mushrooms and 1-2 full bundles of fresh spinach.

Double the entire recipe if making the full pound of pasta.

This healthy, delicious sauce also goes great over raw salads as a dressing, baked potatoes or as a dip.

*If you do not have access to SunMilk, you can use any unsweetened plant-milk you have available.

In a food processor or blender combine the 1 ½ cups with 3 Tbsp unsalted sunflower seeds

*SunMilk is currently only available at participating Colorado retailers and the ONLY sunflower seed milk in the U.S.*

“I was very surprised by how creamy it was, unlike any other plant-based milk I’ve tried.”
– Chef Jeff Doucette

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