Ahhhhhhhhhhh.................. Cheesy sauce! I love sauces. I love cheesy sauces. I love totally guilt free sauces. My friends, here it is. A super creamy totally guilt free cheesy sauce. It's beyond simple. It's soy free, gluten free, corn free, etc.. Oh and of course it's VEGAN! It's a perfect blank slate to build upon.
Want to make a nacho sauce? Add jalapenos. Or add a smokey chipotle pepper. How about adding some garlic and lemon juice for a tangy pasta sauce? I feel like I could go on and on but I want to let YOU experiment with it and tell me what you did!
By the way, I ate this sauce over a LOT of steamed broccoli. Just FYI, I'm pretty sure you can eat too much broccoli. I did. Luckily my family REALLY loves me so they didn't get a hotel for the night to escape from my broccoli-ness.
Guilt Free Cheezy Sauce
1 15oz can white beans, drained and rinsed (about 1.5 cups)
1/4 cup water (broth or milk alternatives can be used here as well!)
1 Tablespoon white or yellow miso
1/4 cup nutritional yeast (if you're not a big fan of nooch try just 1 Tablespoon to start with)
- Blend like crazy until super smooth. Add liquid to thin out as much as you like. You may want to add salt depending on your tastes.
- Heat in the microwave or stovetop.
- Store in the fridge for 3-4 days.
- Enjoy as a dip, over veggies, in soup as a thickener, over grain and bean bowls, over pasta or whatever else you can dream of.
Consider adding the following (not necessarily at the same time) for new sauces: green chiles, jalapenos, chiptole peppers, garlic, green onion, cumin, italian seasoning, mustard, beer or wine as the liquid, smoked paprika, etc. I want to hear what you tried!