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Homemade Cheesy Sauce Mix


The Homemade Vegan Pantry, Miyoko Schinner --- altered by Eve

A handy mix to have on hand when you want a nearly-instant cheesy sauce. I began with Miyoko Schinner's DIY Box Macaroni and Cheese recipe, which was intended to appeal to children. I changed the proportions, left out the sugar, and added some cayenne for a grown-up version.


240 ml 1 c. raw cashews
350 ml1 & 1/2 c. nutritional yeast
59 ml1/4 c. oat flour*
59 ml1/4 c. tapioca flour
15 ml1 T. paprika
10 ml2 tsp. dry mustard
10 ml2 tsp. sea salt
10 ml2 tsp. onion powder
59 ml1/4 c. cayenne


Combine all the ingredients in a food processor and process until it is a powder with no discernible chunks, 3-4 minutes. Store in a jar,

In a small saucepan, gradually stir 1 cup nondairy milk into 1/3 c. mix, avoiding lumps. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly, and simmer one minute.

Serve over steamed veggies, rice, potatoes or anything else.


*You can make your own oat flour easily by spinning rolled oats in the food processor.

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