Vegan High Protein Nutritional Yeast Chard Pasta Recipe
Homemade Yum Nutritional Yeast Cheese Sauce:
3/4 cup nutritional yeast
3/4 cup almonds
3 tbsp. sesame seeds
1/4 cup olive oil
1/4 cup lemon juice
1/8 cup braggs wheat-free liquid aminos
3/4 of a can of rinsed and drained cannelloni beans (white kidney beans)
1/2 cup water

Brown rice spiral pasta

1 tbsp. olive oil
1 small or medium onion, chopped
1 red chard, de-veined and chopped
2 tbsp. capers
smoked paprika
freshly ground black pepper

lemon slices
thin cubes of carrots
handful of baby tomatoes, cut in half and de-seeded

Combine ingredients of nutritional yeast cheese sauce in food processor, starting by blending nutritional yeast, almonds, and sesame seeds. Then add olive oil, lemon juice, liquid aminos, beans and water and blend into a smooth sauce. Taste and add more ingredients to taste.

Prepare gluten-free pasta in a pot, and then rinse under cool water and drain.

Heat olive oil in a nonstick pan and saute onion. After it turns translucent, add chopped chard leaves. As it wilts, add capers and saute for another few minutes. Add smoked paprika and pepper. Add some of the blended sauce (less than half) to one side of the pan and combine with sauteed onion and chard. Let warm and turn off the heat.

Toss some of the pasta into the pan, mixing in with the sauce. Add a little lemon juice and toss in carrots and baby tomatoes. Serve.