Chipotle Pepper Cream Sauce

For a little spice, this tofu cheese sauce includes chipotle pepper, and is delicious tossed over pasta or steamed veggies.


  • 6 ounces (170 g) light tofu
  • 3/4 Tablespoon fat free cream cheese
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder or 1 small garlic clove, peeled
  • 3 Tablespoons (15 g) grated Parmesan cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons (10 g) grated Romano cheese
  • 2 Tablespoons (30 g) light butter spread
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1/2 chipotle pepper in adobo sauce, canned


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 4 1/2-5 1/2 minutes until smooth and hot.
  5. Toss with hot pasta and serve.

This recipe has been written for the C-Series machines with Variable Speed control and Standard 64-ounce container. If you are using a different Vitamix machine or container size, you may need to make adjustments to the Variable Speed, processing time, and/or ingredient quantities.