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.
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