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Easy Vegan Cheese Sauce

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Easy Vegan Cheese Sauce

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  • 3/4 cup coconut milk (canned, 180 g)
  • 3 Tbsp. nutritional yeast flakes (20 g)
  • 2 Tbsp. tapioca flour (OR arrowroot powder/flour/starch, see recipe notes below, 16 g)
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder (optional)
  • 1 pinch smoked paprika (optional)
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    Calories150Calories from Fat110
    Total Fat12g18%
    Saturated Fat10g50%
    Trans Fat
    Calories from Fat110
    Total Carbohydrate11g4%
    Dietary Fiber3g12%
    Vitamin A2%
    Vitamin C2%

    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


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    Yummly User a year ago
    I added garlic powder, smoked paprika, white pepper and turmeric. I used coconut milk in a carton and cornflour. Turned out delicious.
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    This is awesome- absolutely love it!!
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Super easy and absolutely amazing. Anyone afraid to go vegan can rest easy. You can still eat “cheese” on everything from nachos to burgers to pasta. I used cornstarch 1:1 and ended up adding about 3/4 cup water to thin it out as a sauce for enchiladas. This will be my go to recipe to replace cheese!!!
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Truly a SNAP to make! Texture can turn out very stretchy depending on how long u stir it over reduced heat after it reaches boiling-the longer u stir over low heat, the stretcher it becomes (which my hubs didnt like.) I found texture interesting and perhaps an excellent vegan solution for quesadillas and many other dishes that call for stretchy, gooey cheese as recipe references. I have been hoping to find a vegan recipe w natural ingredients that somehow yields a stretcher, more elastic-like "real" cheesy texture, and this may be it! I used arrowroot powder as I didnt hv tapioca flour on hand, and it made it stretchy. Flavor pretty good too. I will prob make often, if no other reason than the quick simplicity of having ready so quickly and easily! (It is pretty good also, and the ingredients are great; we also almost always have them on hand.) I still plan to also make my raw cashew cheese dip I like in Vitamix when I feel like spending more time. I'm now eager to try heating a bit of that up in a pan w some arrowroot powder to play w stretchiness there. Thx for a great, super quick recipe!
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    I make it all the time. I love taste and texture.
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    Yummly User 2 years ago
    Turned out good! Next time I’ll use a little less nutritional yeast and add some turmeric for the extra color, but other than that, turned out pretty good.
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    Yummly User 3 years ago
    Quick, easy, delicious!
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    Yummly User 4 years ago
    super easy and yum! thank you ☺