Easy Vegan Bechamel Sauce Recipe For Vegan Lasagna
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Bechamel sauce is often the base that holds together dishes like mac and cheese, lasagna, gratins, and more. This vegan version is just as rich and creamy!
Recipe type: Sauce
Cuisine: French
Serves: 4 cups
  1. In a medium pot, melt vegan butter over medium heat.
  2. Whisk in flour. You should have a thick paste.
  3. Cook, whisking constantly for 2 minutes to cook out the flour flavour.
  4. Reduce heat to low and slowly whisk in 1 cup soy milk until well combined.
  5. Add onion powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  6. Add the remaining soy milk, 1 cup at a time, whisking constantly until the sauce is free of lumps.
  7. Increase heat to medium and continue whisking sauce until it thickens, about 5 mins.
  8. If you are using vegan parmesan or nutritional yeast, add it in now, remove from heat, and whisk until melted.
  9. Taste & season with salt and pepper.
  10. If you want a thicker bechamel, whisk together 1 tbsp cornstarch with 1 tbsp water and add to the boiling bechamel, whisking constantly until thickened.
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at https://www.theedgyveg.com/2019/08/21/easy-vegan-bechamel-sauce-recipe-for-vegan-lasagna/