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Vegan Cheese Sauce

Course Appetizer, Cheese Sauce, Dip
Cuisine Plant Based, Vegan, Vegetarian, Whole Foods
Keyword Vegan Cheese Sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 151 kcal
Author Terri


  • cup potatoes peeled and diced small
  • cup carrots diced small
  • cup chopped onion
  • 3 cup water use the water you cooked the veggies in
  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • ½ cup unsweetened almond milk
  • 3 Tbs nutritional yeast flakes
  • 2 Tbs lemon juice
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp salt or more to taste
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper


  1. Bring 4-5 cups of water to a boil in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Add potatoes, carrots and onions.
  3. Bring back to a boil and reduce heat to low until vegetables are tender.
  4. Drain water, reserving liquid, and add vegetables to Vitamix.
  5. Add 3 cups of reserved water, cashews, almond milk, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, garlic powder, salt and cayenne pepper to Vitamix.
  6. Blend on high until ingredients are nice and creamy, about a minute.

Recipe Notes

Cheese Sauce adapted from Vegan Yumminess