Vegan Cashew-Bean Queso

Tired of spending a fortune on jars of vegan queso? This recipe costs about 4 dollars and makes about 3 jars worth. The base recipe is mild, but you can spice it up to suit your taste.
Photo by Kathy H.

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

10

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

10

minutes

TOTAL TIME

10

minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2

    cups cooked white beans (or 1 -15 ounce can white beans rinsed and drained)

  • 1/2

    cup raw cashews

  • 1/4

    cup nutritional yeast

  • 1/2

    cup non-dairy milk (unsweetened is best)

  • 1 to 2

    tablespoons green chilis, to taste

  • 1

    teaspoon chili powder

  • 1

    teaspoon smoked paprika

  • 1/2 to 1

    teaspoon salt, to taste

  • a few slices of pickled or fresh jalapeño, optional

Directions

Add everything into a food process or blender and process until smooth. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Feel free to add hot chili powder to get more heat in. Also if you'd prefer a thinner sauce add an additional 1/2 cup nondairy milk.

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