Recipes Dairy-free Cheese sauce
Cheese sauce

Cheese sauce


Use as a sauce to accompany pasta such as lasagna or to dress green vegetables and/or potatoes.

Lightly boil cauliflower (including leaves and stem). Transfer cauliflower, with approximately 1-2 C of cauliflower water, into a blender.

Add tahini, lemon juice, nutritional yeast, salt, olive oil, turmeric and mustard to a blender. Blend and season to taste. If additional ‘zing’ is required, add more lemon. Consider adding more tahini, yeast or mustard.

Gently heat sauce in a pan prior to serving.

Recipe courtesy of Marie and Kenny, SAFE supporters.


  • Half a cauliflower
  • 2 Tbsp tahini
  • Juice of 2 lemons (medium size)
  • 1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1-2 Tbsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • Turmeric to colour (optional)
  • 1-2 Tbsp mustard
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