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How to make Ulu Hye's

Cheezy vegan gnocchi

Nothing beats homemade gnocchi and this cheezy vegan gnocchi recipe is so easy, anyone can make it! Let’s face it, gnocchi is the ultimate crowd pleasing, comfort meal.

Our cheezy vegan gnocchi recipe is light, fluffy and would you guess that the cheezy white sauce contains cauliflower?! Got to sneak some veggies in, somehow!

Our cheeze sauce has the perfect combination of cauliflower, cashews, our plant based milk and nutritional yeast. It’s light, yet packed with flavour.

Enjoy!

Ingredients

For the gnocchi
  • 500g potatoes - boiled until soft
  • 1 1/4 C flour of your choice
  • 1 tsp salt
For the cheezy sauce
  • half head of cauliflower - boiled until soft
  • 3/4 C raw cashews - soaked for at least 30 minutes
  • 1 C Ulu Hye almond milk
  • 3/4 C nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 brown onion chopped finely
  • 1 clove garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • The juice of 1 freshly squeezed lemon
  • splash of tamari
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 handful vegan cheese

Steps

1

If your potatoes aren't already peeled, go ahead and peel them then mash with a fork or potato masher in a bowl
2

Add flour and salt and mix with your hands to combine. Add a little more flour if you need to ensure your mixture isn't sticky
3

Sprinkle some flour onto your bench and transfer your mixture onto the bench. Press mixture into a flat ball and cut into halves. Take one half and roll out into a thick rope, then cut into 2cm pieces
4

Roll a fork over each pice to create ridges and repeat with the second half of the mixture. Once all complete set aside
5

Now for the cheezy sauce! Make sure your cauliflower is boiled and soft. Combine all sauce ingredients EXCEPT the vegan cheese into your blender, and blend on high until you have a smooth and creamy texture that is free of any lumps
6

Place in a saucepan along with the vegan cheese and on a low to medium setting, heat your sauce, stirring occasionally
7

Fill a large saucepan with water. Add a pinch of salt and bring to the boil
8

Once boiling, drop the gnocchi in carefully and once they float to the top, remove and set aside
9

Option to pan-fry them in a little olive oil or vegan butter
10

Once your sauce has heated up, stir through your gnocchi and serve with some fresh parsley
11

Enjoy!

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