Servings: 3 cups
1 cup instant potato flakes or dried potato
1 tsp veggie broth powder (optional)
1/2 cup almond flour or raw cashews
1 Tbsp organic cornstarch or 2 Tbsp tapioca flour
3-4 Tbspnutritional yeast (non-fortified)
1 tsp garlic powder (no salt)
1 tsp onion powder (no salt)
1/2 tsp paprika or smoked paprika
1 good pinch turmeric, optional/purely for color
2 1/2 cups very hot but not boiling water
1 tsp vinegar, apple cider
2 tsp lemon juice
1/2 cup shredded carrot (or 2 tsp carrot powder)
1/4 medium onion, cut into 4 pieces (or increase onion powder to 1 Tbsp total)
***OPTIONAL ITEMS****1 Tbsp light miso (see note)
*1 pinch cayenne pepper
*4 drops liquid smoke or 1/2 tsp chipotle powder
*1 roasted red pepper from a jar (pat dry)
*1/4 cup low sodium, well-drained salsa or pico de gallo
*patted dry, jarred jalapeno peppers
*for mac and cheese: add 1 Tbsp prepared mustard or 1 tsp mustard powder
*Hot sauceSTEPS1) Place all the ingredients through the turmeric into a bowl (or 2 cup liquid measuring cup)and stir together.2) Add the water, lemon juice, vinegar, carrot, and onion to the blender jar. Add any of the optional ingredients.
3) Pour the dry ingredient mixture into the blender jar. Cover and blend away. (See note)*
*Blend about 3 to 5 minutes. If using a NutriBullet, blend until it stops. Release the vacuum on the cover and retighten. Reset the blender and blend again. Repeat 2 or 3 more times.
*Refrigerate! Will thicken as it cools.
*Cannellini beans (white kidney or great northern) can be substituted for the almond flour or cashews.
*Add the miso for a wonderful umami addition to the sauce
*This recipe can be doubled, tripled, etc.
* This recipe can be prepackaged by adding all the dry ingredients into zip lock baggies and adding the heated water and choice of acid when you want to make!!!.
*There are prepackaged vinegar packets but vinegar is cheap, does not need refrigeration, and you can use just about any type including distilled white only (no need for lemon juice.
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