vegan cauliflower cheese sauce

Creamy Vegan Cauliflower Cheese Sauce for pasta / lasagne

The Balanced Kitchen
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 2


  • 400 g cauliflower florets washed
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 1 medium brown onion skin removed, diced
  • 1.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 pinch ground black pepper
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • 1 pinch kala namak salt optional
  • 1/2 vegetable stock cube
  • 200 mls freshly boiled water
  • 200 mls almond milk
  • 2 tbsp nutrtional yeast flakes


  • Begin by steaming the cauliflower florets for around 10-15 minutes until very soft.
  • Place the onion and garlic in a frying pan with a dash of oil and fry on a low heat for around 5 minutes until softened.
  • Once the cauliflower has softened, place it in a large bowl with all the remaining ingredients including the onion and garlic.
  • Use a stick blender to blitz everything until smooth.
  • Test the temperature of the sauce and reheat in a pan for a few minutes to raise the temperature before serving if needed.


Serve simply with pasta or use as the white sauce for lasagne.
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