Vegan ‘Cheese’ Sauce Mix and Mac n; ‘Cheese’

Vegan 'Cheese' Sauce Mix
 
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Description Vegan base for meals
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Recipe type: Dry Mixes
Cuisine: Dry Mixes
Ingredients
  • 3 c organic raw cashews
  • 2 c nutritional yeast
  • 1⁄2 c organic cornstarch
  • 3 T onion powder (not onion salt)
  • 3 T dried garlic
  • 1 t salt
Instructions
  1. At home in a dry blender whirl the nuts till they are very fine. Add the other ingredients and blend well. Store tightly covered in your refrigerator for up to 2 months. To use: Add ½ cup mix to 1 cup of water in a small pot, whisk over heat till thickened. Salt to taste as desired.
Notes
Only a certain few will go for this recipe but hey, for those who are vegan, this may work for you. The "cheese" mix will work for topping a number of items from pasta to rice to using as a 'gravy' for other items.
http://blog.trailcooking.com/2012/07/13/new-recipe-vegan-mac-cheeze/ for another take on cheeze sauce.

 Vegan One Pot Mac n’ ‘Cheese’

Description

Quick vegan pasta

Ingredients

1⁄2 c ‘cheese’ sauce mix (see note)
8 oz small pasta shapes
5 c water

Instructions

At home put the pasta in a sandwich bag and the sauce mix in a small bag. Bring 4 cups of the water to a boil in your pot. Cook pasta for time on pasta package. Turn the heat down to low and drain pasta carefully. Stash the pasta in a bowl. Add 1 cup water to the ‘Cheese’ mix in your pot. Turn up the heat on your stove and whisk till the sauce thickens up. Toss the pasta with sauce and serve.