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Broccoli with Cashew Cream Cheese Sauce

Broccoli with Cashew Cream Cheese Sauce


  • 6 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 2 cups water
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • 2 scallions, thinly sliced


  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees . On a baking sheet, drizzle broccoli florets with olive oil. Roast until tender and crisp, 15 to 20 minutes.
  2. In a blender, place cashews, water, garlic, nutritional yeast, and salt and puree. Pour cashew cream into a skillet or a small saucepan and simmer over medium heat until thick.
  3. Drizzle cashew cream over broccoli. Sprinkle with thyme and scallions before serving.


Nutrition Information

Per serving: 207 kcal cal., 15 g fat (2.5 g sat. fat), 770 mg sodium, 3 g fiber, 7 g pro.. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet


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