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Better than any dairy based nacho cheese, and healthier :)
Submitted by Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

Nacho Cheese Sauce

This is a great base for many dishes..
* Taco Cheese
* Queso Dip
* Mac & Cheese
* Mexican Stuffed Shells"


8oz Cashews
7oz Pimentos
Around a teaspoon each of:
Onion Powder
Garlic Powder
3 teaspoons sea-salt finely crushed
Juice of, 2 Lemons
1/2 Cup Nutritional Yeast
2.5 Cups of Water


Soak Cashews for 4 hours in water and Strain.
Add the following ingredients in order as listed into blender
and blend for 6 mins while slowly adding spices while blending over the first 3 mins, Add the nutritional yeast slowly over the last 3 mins of blending.

Pour Mixture into 5 Qt Saute pan and heat on medium for 20 mins (do not preheat sauce pan), keep sauce moving as best as possible, i recommend the cordless stick blender with blending shaft attachment.

Sauce should start to thicken around minute 15, at that point you can slowly reduce heat.


Pour into to sauce pan and heat on medium for 20 minutes, Make sure to keep sauce moving, Stick Blender works best. Add water if you want a thinner consistency.

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10 servings at 1/2 cup

Nutritional Information
Per Serving

197 calories

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