Fusilli with "Cheezy" Tomato Sauce

I hesitate to use the word “cheezy” to describe vegan fare but this is really the best word for this sauce.   I used rice & millet fusilli for the pasta so this lunch is both nutrient packed and gluten-free.  Love that and Luke loved it too.  Home run lunch.  

“Cheezy” Sauce
1 small onion
1/2 cup cashews
1 1/2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tablespoon olive oil

Tomato sauce
Gluten-free pasta

Makes 3 to 4 servings

Make the pasta.

Chop the onion and saute until soft.   Chop the cashews in the food processor until fine.  Add the nutritional yeast, lemon juice, olive oil, salt, and onions and mix until combined.   Taste and adjust salt. 

Drain the pasta.  Add the “cheezy” sauce and then a few ladels of tomato sauce, mixing it together until it has the consistency of thick sauce that sticks to the fusillis.  Enjoy!

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