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Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce

5-minute and 5-ingredient Vegan Cashew Cheese Sauce will be a great flavorful and nutritious addition to your meals. Try it with pasta, pizza, or as a dip.
Course Dip
Cuisine American
Keyword Gluten free, Oil free, Vegan
Prep Time 10 minutes
Resting Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 16 tbsp
Calories 54kcal


  • 1 cup cashew nuts
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1-2 cloves of garlic
  • juice of half a lemon
  • 1/4 cup water or to desired consistency


  • Soak cashew nuts for a couple of hours or overnight. For a quick fix, you can soak them in hot boiling water for 10 minutes.
  • Drain the water from cashews and place the nuts into blender along with the rest of ingredients. Blend until smooth.
  • Add more water to reach desired consistency
  • Store in a jar refrigerated for up to 4 days.