This is vegan? Nacho cheese sauce

Paetra Lara

By
@Paetra_Lara

You don't have to be vegan to eat this. It is also good on scrambled eggs and much healthier than regular cheese sauces.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
raw cashews soaked in hot water 1/2 hour
3 c
cool water
4 oz
pimentos
4 Tbsp
corn starch
6 Tbsp
nutritional yeast
1 Tbsp
lemon juice
1 tsp
salt
2 tsp
onion powder
2 tsp
cumin
1 medium
green pepper diced
1 medium
onion diced
1/3 c
cilantro leaves minced
1 Tbsp
olive oil

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a large skillet or stock pan add olive oil and heat until just before the oil starts to smoke. Add diced onion and green pepper to the pan and cook until tender. Remove from heat.
2
In a powerful blender such as a vitamix add the rest of the ingredients and blend until the cashews are blended into the liquid and you can no longer see pieces of them in the mixture.
3
Return your pan back on heat and add the cashew mixture. Stirring constantly while the mixture heats until it thickens into what appears to be a thick nacho cheese sauce. Serve in a bowl for dipping or on top of tortilla chips as vegan nachos.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegan, Dairy Free, Soy Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy