Non-Dairy Cheez Sauce

This Oh She Glows recipe is a once-a-weeker in our house! Honestly this cheez sauce is to die for! We make it as a pasta sauce, throw it in our bean burritos, and serve it on top of nachos! It is so easy and so yummy!

The best part about this cheez sauce is that it is made from whole food ingredients. It isn't like store-bought fake cheeses with unpronounceable ingredients... it is made from potatoes and carrots! How cool is that!?

Non Dairy Cheez Sauce
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Non-Dairy Cheez Sauce
Ingredients
  • 1/4 cup raw cashews
  • 1 1/4 cup potatoes, diced and peeled
  • 1/3 cup carrots, diced
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tablespoon white vinegar
  • (optional) hot sauce
Instructions
1) Soak cashews in a bowl of water overnight or for at least 1 hour. Rinse and drain.2) Put the potatoes and carrots in a pot and add water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat for 15 minutes until fork-tender. Drain.3) Transfer all ingredients to a Vitamix to blend. If it is too thick you can add another splash of water to help it blend. Add more salt and hot sauce to taste. (The sauce will last in an airtight container in the fridge for up to one week)
Details
Prep time: Cook time: Total time: Yield: 4-6 cups

 

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