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Quinoa, Sweet Potato & Corn ‘Cheese’ Sauce

What You'll Need


½ cup uncooked white quinoa

1 cup sweet potato (peeled & grated)

2¼ cup water

½ cup canned corn

2½ Tbsp corn starch or ground flax seeds

1 tsp hot sauce (optional)

1½ Tbsp chipotle mustard (or flavor of choice)


How to Make It


1 Put quinoa and sweet potato into pot with 1¼ cups water. Bring to boil, cover, let simmer for 20 minutes (until the water is gone). Turn off heat and let sit for 5 minutes (still covered). Uncover, let cool to room temperature.

2 Add quinoa & sweet potato mixture to blender or food processor. Pulse the mixture a few times.

3 Add rest of the ingredients, with the water (¾ to 1 cup) added in between pulse blends, gradually increasing processing until a smooth pancake-like batter is achieved.

4 Makes 3 cups of sauce.

Cooking Tips

Using frozen corn is not advised.

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