Vegan “Cheese” Sauce

Here’s an easy and completely vegan recipe to help you deal with your cheese cravings.
Yield about 1½ c
Time 10 minutes
  • small saucepan
  • whisk
  • ½ c nutritional yeast
  • 3 T flour
  • 4 t corn starch  or  arrowroot powder
  • ½ t salt
  • 1 c water

  • 1 T olive oil
  • 2 t Dijon mustard
  • 1-2 t soy sauce
Directions Combine yeast, flour, corn starch, and salt. Whisking constantly over medium heat, add water and oil.

When the sauce starts to thicken, add mustard and soy sauce.

Continue heating for 30 seconds.

Serve over pasta, veggies, or whatever else needs a good dose of warm and gooey cheese. It’s great with French fries.

Notes Adapted from How it all vegan! Irresistible recipes for an animal-free diet, by Tanya Barnard and Sarah Kramer, in which it’s called "Eazy Breezy Cheezy Sauce."

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