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Vegan Queso Recipe

Vegan Queso Recipe

  • Author: Anna Rios
  • Total Time: 15 minutes


The vegan queso recipe to please the pickiest of eaters. This plant-based nacho cheese sauce is cheesy, savory, creamy and has the perfect kick.


  • 1/2 medium carrot
  • ½ cup cashews, soaked
  • 1 pickled jalapeño
  • 3 tablespoons jalapeño vinegar
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • ½ cup of water
  • ½ small potato
  • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Soak the cashews in hot water for about 20 minutes or overnight.
  2. Boil the carrot and potato until soft.
  3. Add all the ingredients to the blender and blend until smooth.
  4. Serve hot.
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 10