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creamy cauliflower cheez sauce
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Creamy Cauliflower Cheez Sauce

This creamy cauliflower "cheez" sauce is easy to make. It transforms a simple baked potato, plain grains, noodles or vegetables into something special.
Course Savory Gravy or Sauce
Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 5 cups
Author Debra @vegeliciouskitchen.com


  • 5 - 6 cups cauliflower florets
  • 6 - 7 cups vegetable broth (to cook cauliflower in), OR 1/2 water and 1/2 vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup plain unsweetened soy milk, or more if needed
  • 2 Tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 6 large cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp salt, or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp pepper, or more to taste
  • 1 tsp light yellow miso


  • Cook the cauliflower florets in the vegetable broth until tender
  • While the cauliflower is cooking, saute the garlic in water or broth until tender
  • Transfer the cooked cauliflower (WITHOUT THE BROTH, into a blender and then add 1/2 cup of the hot broth (be careful)
  • Add the sauteed garlic and then the rest of the ingredients (except the leftover cauliflower cooking water/broth), to the blender
  • Blend until smooth and creamy
  • Use right away or pour into a container and let it cool and refrigerate
  • Keeps for about 5 days in the refrigerator or can be frozen