Creamy Mild Cheese Sauce Recipe

Melted cheese sauce
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  • 20 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 1/2 cups (serves 6)
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This recipe stands in wonderfully for cheese in pasta, vegetable and potato dishes, and, with its mild and creamy flavor, it is an ideal sauce for meals for children.

Makes about 1 1/2 cups.

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3 tablespoons Flour
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons vegetable broth powder
  • 1 cup dairy-free soy milk (use one that has a thickening agent added, like Silk)
  • 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Water
  • 3 tablespoons Tahini (also called sesame paste)
  • Salt, to taste

How to Make It

  1. Combine nutritional yeast, flour and vegetable broth powder in a small saucepan, mixing together until combined.
  2. Add soy milk, water, and tahini, and turn on heat to medium-low, mixing until all the powder is dissolved and the sauce is smooth. Heat until just thickened and warm, about 2-3 minutes. (If there is still a taste of flour in the sauce, cook for an addition 1-2 minutes over very low heat, adding 1 tablespoon of water if necessary)
  1. Turn off heat and add salt to taste.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 132
Total Fat 6 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 3 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 339 mg
Carbohydrates 15 g
Dietary Fiber 2 g
Protein 4 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)