Dreamy Daring Alfredo

Recipe submitted by Daring

Alfredo lovers, rejoice! Daring’s vegan take on Fettucine Alfredo is the hug-in-a-bowl of your wildest dreams. Get ready to warm your belly and soul with the creamiest dairy-free sauce, topped with perfectly seared Lemon & Herb Daring Pieces. It’s the ultimate comfort food, just in time for chilly evenings ahead.

30 minutes | Serves 4

Ingredients

  • 1
    pouch , frozen
  • 1
    white potato, peeled and diced ½” thick
  • 3 tsp
    olive oil, divided
  • 1 cup
    diced yellow onion
  • 3
    cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups
    non-dairy milk
  • 3 tbsp
    nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tbsp
    vegan butter
  • 1 ½ tsp
    kosher salt, divided plus more for pasta water
  • 1 ½ tsp
    lemon juice
  • ½ tsp
    black pepper, plus more for serving
  • ½ tsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 lb
    dried fettuccine
  • 1 tbsp
    chopped fresh chives (optional, for garnish)

Equipment

  • Peeler
  • Chopping knife
  • Large pot
  • Large skillet
  • Fork
  • Blender
  • High walled skillet or dutch oven
  • Strainer

Method

Step 1

Place a large pot of salted water over high heat. Add the diced potato to the pot of water and allow the potato to cook while the water comes to a rolling boil. Remove the diced potato to a blender when a fork easily pierces the flesh.

Step 2

Meanwhile, place a large skillet over medium heat. When the skillet is hot, add 1 tsp olive oil and swirl to coat. Sear the Lemon & Herb Daring Pieces for 5-6 minutes on each side, or until golden brown and completely cooked through. Set the Daring Pieces aside on a clean plate and reserve.

Dreamy Daring Alfredo Step 2

Step 3

Wipe out the skillet with a paper towel and turn heat to medium-high. Add the remaining 2 tsp olive oil to the skillet, along with the yellow onion and garlic. Season with ½ tsp salt and sauté the mixture until the onions are softened and translucent, around 5-6 minutes.

Dreamy Daring Alfredo Step 3

Step 4

Add the sautéed onion and garlic mixture to the blender with the boiled potato, along with the non-dairy milk, nutritional yeast flakes, vegan butter, remaining 1 tsp salt, lemon juice, black pepper, and cornstarch. Blend for 15-20 seconds, or until completely smooth.

Dreamy Daring Alfredo Step 4

Step 5

Pour the blended sauce into a large, high-walled skillet or dutch oven and bring to a gentle simmer over medium heat, stirring frequently, until slightly thickened.

Step 6

Meanwhile, add fettuccine to boiling water and cook 2 minutes shy of al dente, according to the package instructions. Reserve 2 cups of starchy pasta water, and drain the fettuccine.

Step 7

Add the drained fettuccine to the simmering sauce and cook, tossing frequently, for 3-4 minutes, or until the pasta has soaked up a fair amount of sauce and is completely tender. If the pasta begins to look dry, add splashes of pasta water as needed.

Dreamy Daring Alfredo Step 7

Step 8

To serve, divide the Fettuccine Alfredo among 4 bowls, and top each with a generous portion of seared Daring. Pour any remaining sauce over the top of each bowl, and garnish with plenty of black pepper and chopped fresh chives, if using.

Dreamy Daring Alfredo Step 8

This recipe features

Daring Lemon and Herb Plant Based Chicken Pieces package

Daring Lemon & Herb Pieces

6 x 8oz pouches$45.00