Pine Nut Cream

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Kozmic Blues

This recipe is from Veganomicon, and it is one of the steps in Isa's vegan version of Moussaka. However, this wonderful creamy blend is a great vegan substitute for Bechamel sauce. I particularly like to add this to baked pasta dishes, vegan lasagnas, or add a bit to make a regular tomato marinara sauce rich and creamy!

Top Review by LizzyQ

I have used this recipe since I bought Veganomicon a couple years ago, and I LOVE this!!! I always use in on Baked Rigatoni (or Ziti), and it is seriously amazing!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Blend pine nuts and lemon juice in a food processor or blender until smooth.
  2. Add silken tofu, cornstarch, garlic, a pinch of nutmeg, salt and white pepper to taste, and pulse to combine.
  3. Use in place of bechamel to add creaminess to tomato sauces for baked pasta dishes!

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