This is vegan? Nacho cheese sauce

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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45 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


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

How to Make This is vegan? Nacho cheese sauce


  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.

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About This is vegan? Nacho cheese sauce

Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegan Dairy Free Soy Free

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