Golden sauce is a delicious, nutritious multipurpose sauce. Make it on Sunday and use it all week! It can be used warm or cold. It will be most convenient when you make it in advance and store in a tight container.
The key ingredient is nutritional yeast, which is a nutty, cheesy flavor that vegetarians of used for over 30 years. It is known to be a source of vitamin B12, which is often lacking in the vegetarian diet. Nutitional yeast is also a key ingredient in our MacNCheese healthy recipe.
A low fat, no sugar alternative to syrup or fake sweeteners. Wakes up even frozen waffles. We used a multi-grain frozen waffle from Trader Joe's! Use for pastas, pancakes, pizzas or as a sandwich spread. Great dipping sauce or with nachos!
½ cup wheat flour
1 cup nutritional yeast flakes
½ cup margarine
3 ½ cups boiling water
1 ½ tsp. salt (optional)
1 ½ TB. tamari (soy sauce)
1 ½ tsp. Garlic powder
Pinch of turmeric
½ cup oil
In a saucepan, melt margarine over medium heat.
Stir in flour with a wire whisk, and continue to stir over a medium flame until the mixture is smooth and bubbly.
Whip in water (slowly), salt, tamari sauce, garlic powder and turmeric, beating well to dissolve the mixture.
The sauce should cook until it thickens and bubbles.
Then whip in the oil and nutritional yeast flakes until smooth. Serves 12.
For margarine, we use a non hydrogenated spread. Products like Earth Balance and Healthy Harvest work well for this recipe.
-vegan cheese sauce