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Cathy Katin-Grazzini

Cathy's Kitchen Prescription LLC


Easy-Cheesy Sauce (dairy, nut & oil-free)

Makes about 1 cup Prep time = 15 minutes Cooking time = 5 minutes


A creamy, decadent, low-fat melted plant-based cheesy topping for grilled cheese sandwiches, tuna-ish melts, pastas, plant-based burgers, pizzas & calzoni, stuffed breads, nachos, veggies, mac n' cheese, in burritos, enchiladas & nachos, over baked potatoes, & steamed veggies & greens – you name it!



2 tbs tapioca flour

¼ – ½ tsp sea salt or to taste

big pinch of white pepper

½ tsp granulated garlic

½ tsp granulated onion

2 tbs nutritional yeast

1 scant tsp apple cider vinegar

¼ cup silken tofu

1 cup almond milk or another low-fat plant milk

1/8 tsp asafoetida (hing)*


*available at South Asian grocers




Blend all dry ingredients in food processor. Add tofu, vinegar & almond milk and blend until smooth.


Transfer to a saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until thickened to desired consistency.


Will keep in the fridge for 5-7 days. It will thicken upon cooling and refrigeration. Simply reheat & whisk in additional almond milk to achieve desired consistency.


Buon appetito!

Easy-Cheesy Sauce