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nachos dipping into vegan queso dip
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Vegan Queso

Vegan Queso is the ultimate creamy and delicious vegan cheese sauce for nachos and much, much more! This vegan cashew queso dip is quick and easy to make, and is perfect for any party!
Course Sauces, Dips, Condiments
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword vegan cashew queso, vegan nacho cheese, vegan queso recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cashew Soak Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 99kcal
Author Aline Cueni



  • Soak the cashew nuts for 15 minutes in boiling water and drain afterward.
  • Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until creamy.
  • Serving Suggestions: Garnish the vegan queso with pickled jalapeños and cilantro to serve with nachos or use it for any other recipe.



  • Serve Warm: Heat the vegan queso in a microwave or in a small saucepan (add some water if it gets too thick) if you prefer to serve it warm.
  • Keeps Fresh: For 4-5 days in the refrigerator.
  • Goes Well: With nachos, burritos, tacos, sandwiches.


Calories: 99kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 294mg | Potassium: 148mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 83IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg