Non-Dairy Cheese Sauce

Can't use dairy products or trying to use less? Try this versatile recipe in many of your cooking projects.

1/2 C raw cashews, rinsed

1 C hot water
1 C cooked cornmeal ( 1/4 C cornmeal to 1C water)
1-3 Tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
1 Tbsp chicken style seasoning (opt.)
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/2 tsp onion powder
1 Tbsp lemon juice
1 tsp salt
1 Tbsp lemon juice
2- 4 oz pimentos in jar

Cook 1/4 cup of cornmeal in 1 cup of water, stirring until lumps are disolved.  Simmer until thick. Blend cashews in water until very smooth. Add hot cooked cornmeal and continue blending. Add seasonings, pimentos and blend until smooth.

Use this sauce in place of cheese. Can be used over baked potatoes, in Mexican food, lasanga, pizza, etc. Yummy!

Submitted by Glenna J. Eady

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