I don’t know about you, but it’s such a great feeling to sit down to a beautiful mean that YOU made! You know what I mean?
Especially if you’re sharing it with another person — you just feel super accomplished. Like you’ve got your act together 🙂
I don’t know if I can necessarily claim that I have my act together, but I at least put on a delicious dinner the other night.
One that was absolutely bursting with flavor and pizazz!
What did I make? CREAMY CASHEW CURRY!
Oh gosh. SO GOOD. A red pepper/cashew curry sauce over zucchini noodles with diced avocado, mango, sugar snap peas, carrots and mushrooms. IT WAS AMAZING! Seriously – it was so delicious AND healthy — it should come in the FabFitFun box! 😉
And let me tell you…it was filling! Whoever said zucchini pasta was “bird food” has clearly never tried my cooking 🙂
And it is Gluten/Grain Free, Vegan, Paleo and Specific Carb Diet friendly!
Here’s what you need: (Serves 2)
2 large zucchini – made into noodles
noodles of choice
1/2 red pepper, diced
1/2 onion, diced
3 tsp grated fresh ginger – (I used a microplane to grate it)
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup cashews
2/3 cup light coconut milk
juice of 1 lime
10 drops pure liquid stevia (alcohol free) – (SCD use 2 tsp honey)
salt and pepper
12 sugar snap peas, chopped
2 carrots, chopped
6 mushrooms, sliced
2 tsp curry powder
1 mango, diced
1 avocado, diced
10 cashews, chopped
Spiralizer, Mandoline, or Sharp Knife
Microplane (optional but really helpful)
Tin Foil – I use nonstick and it is a life saver!
Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
With a spiralizer, mandolin, or even just a sharp knife, “noodlize” the zucchini. Spearate the strands, and spread them out on a tinfoil-lined, olive oil-sprayed baking sheet. Set aside. (Don’t bake just yet).
Saute your red pepper and onion in 2 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil with salt and pepper. Cook for six minutes over medium heat, until soft. Then, add the garlic and grated ginger and let them cook for about 2 minutes. Transfer this to the food processor. Process this mixture with the cashew and coconut milk until rich and creamy.
Now, put the zucchini noodles in the oven for 9 minutes, so the “zoodles” become soft and warm.
Meanwhile, sauté the mushrooms in 2 tsp of EVOO until browned. Once they’re browned, stir in the carrots, snap peas, mango and curry powder. Let those cook for about 2-3 minutes, until the snap peas turn vibrant green. (They should still be crunchy.) Then, stir in the sauce. If it is a little thick, thin it out with 1 Tbsp coconut milk.
Next, you have 2 options: You could either a) Serve the sauce separately over the zoodles, or b) Turn off the heat and toss your zoodles in the pan with the sauce. I personally enjoyed option B – mixing them. Garnish with avocado, cilantro, and cashews.
Oh my goodness, you guys. I’m not even kidding, this was extraordinary! The thing I loved most about it was how rich and creamy it was! Seriously, it was such a luxurious dish! The cashews and coconut milk made the sauce super creamy and velvety.
The flavor just exploded in your mouth. That sauce! The ginger gave it a spicy kick, the garlic was subtly in the background. The lime juice gave it a zing, and the curry was warm and spicy! OOOH WEEE!! And then the little bites of mango provided this intense sweet and juicy bite! And the fresh pop of cilantro at the end tied it all together!
There were so many levels of flavor too! The spicy curry sauce, the buttery avocado, the rich cashews, sweet mango, fresh cilantro, bright lime, earthy mushrooms. SO GOOD!
And finally, the textures! The noodles were slurpy, while the carrots and snap peas were super crunchy. The sauce was velvety and the mushrooms were chewy, while the cashews provided a great bite. Just incredible.
Seriously, if you want some good eats, give this a go! You won’t regret it!!
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40 responses to “Creamy Cashew Curry!”
♡ I don’t normally do this because I am essentially not a spelling nazi; but I think you meant ‘meal’ when writing “mean”
Oh thanks! Oopsies!! Hugs and love xox
♡ No worries SupaSoulSis; right back atcha
I am sure that is as good as it looks!
Thanks Jim! I certainly thought so! Hugs and love xox
I love a good curry, definitely going to make this my friend 🙏😊
Thanks!! I hope you love it as much as I did! Hugs and love xox
The food looks good and yummy! =)
Oooh thank you!! It was definitely both! Haha Hugs and love xox
Haha hope to taste it too haha Enjoy your day 🙂
Hope to taste some too haha. Enjoy your day 🙂
That looks amazingly good!
Thanks so much Roy! It was super delectable! Hugs and love xox
Stop doing this to me! You know I have an addiction to good food like this and my fingers are sore from scrolling up and down on the pictures for an hour 🙂
Hahah you’re too funny! Thanks Ian! Yeah this was a particularly photogenic meal with all the colors! I appreciate you stopping by! Hugs and love xox
It looks wonderful and I’ll definitely give it a go. I love cashews. ☺
Thanks so you Lesley! My too – they’re so delicious and good for you too!! Hugs and love xox
This looks incredible. if it is half as good as the pictures show, it will be a huge success!
Thank you Linda!! You’re kind to say that 🙂 have an awesome day! Hugs and love xox
You have some great dishes that you share here. For you, I wish in finding a mate, someone who has experience with a camera. That way there will be no need to take selfies. You have so much to offer to others.
Thank you so much! Haha you’re funny 🙂 that would be nice! Haha Hugs and love xox
You are welcome.
Yummy, this looks absolutely delicious! 😀
Thank you Rebecca!! It certainly was! Hugs and love xox
This looks fantastic!
Aw thank you Diana!! I appreciate you stopping by! Hugs and love xox
Oh, yum! I love curry!
Thanks Diana! This was one of my favorites! Hugs and love xox
You’re utmost welcome! 💙
thank you !! 🙂 it certainly was!! xoxo
Sounds super-delicious! Blessings, BBB!
thank you so much Cindy! oh it certainly was! hugs xox
Looks delicious. I’ll definitely going to try this recipe😊
Thank you so much!! Hugs and love xox