Miso vodka sauce is a vegan tomato basil sauce with cashew cream, red miso paste, vodka, and shiitake bacon tossed with pasta for a unique vegan umami meal.
Tomato Basil Sauce:
1/4 cup olive oil
5 garlic cloves, peeled
1/2 large or 1 small yellow onion, diced
2- 28 ounce cans whole peeled tomatoes
1/2 cup vodka
2 teaspoons kosher salt
20 basil leaves
3/4 cup raw cashews, soaked for 1 hour. Drained.
3/4 cup water
3 Tablespoons red miso paste
3 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
8-10 shiitake mushrooms, cleaned and stems removed. Sliced thin.
2 Tablespoons olive oil
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
1 teaspoon soy sauce