Vegan Cheese Sauce

An easy Vegan Cheese Sauce with ONLY 11 ingredients and 20 minutes! Goes amazing on tacos, burritos or just as a dip. Dairy-free, oil-free and so delicious!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Global
Servings 10 servings
Calories 90 kcal


  • Blender


  • 1 cup 140g cashews
  • ½ cup 120g coconut yogurt, natural
  • ½ cup 120g store bought salsa of choice
  • 2 tbsp. water
  • 1 tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. smoked paprika
  • 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp. pickled jalapeños drained
  • 2 tbsp. pickled jalapeño brine from jar
  • salt & pepper


  • Cover the cashews in freshly boiled water, and let them soak for at least ten minutes (overnight is ideal).
  • Drain the water from the cashews, then add all the ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth and creamy. Season with salt and pepper.
Keyword plant-based, wfpb

Gabrielle is an evidence-based vegan coach who believes that health transformation begins when you switch to a plant-based diet. Her mission is to help midlife women eat in alignment with who they are and what they value so that they can lead a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life.

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