Ingredients for vegan cheese sauce recipe with saffron, perfect for mac and cheese, lasagne or casseroles

  • 150 g new potatoes
  • 60 g carrots
  • 1 medium onion
  • 250 mL water
  • 60 g tahini (sesame paste)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp mustard
  • 1 tsp fleur de sel (Khoisan fleur de sel)
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tsp lime juice
  • ¼ tsp chilli powder
  • 100 mL olive oil (Amanprana Verde Salud olive oil)
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tsp saffron (Amanprana)

Preparation of vegan cheese sauce recipe with saffron, perfect for mac and cheese, lasagne or casseroles

Chop the potatoes, carrots and onion into small cubes. Bring a little bit of water to the boil and add the cubed vegetables. Let the water boil until the vegetables are cooked, then strain the vegetables. Place them in a blender with the other ingredients and purée to the consistency of liquid cheese. If the mixture is too stiff, you can add a little extra olive oil. If the mixture is too runny, add a few more yeast flakes. Add the sauce to your dishes as desired. Bon appetit!

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Stefano Vicinoadio

Who is Stefano Vicinoadio? Here at Amanprana we got to know him at an organic fair in Germany. We immediately hit it off and it turned into a great working relationship. Stefano is actually a photographer, and it is his passion. But his love for cooking has resulted in the most delicious recipes... together with great photos. Stefano describes himself as colourful, loud, a vegan, a friend, a discoverer, a digital nomad and straightforward.