Cashew Cheese Sauce

Cashew Cheese Sauce This sauce is amazingly cheese-like. It has a very hearty taste, and contains no soy, for those with soy allergies. Delicious and smooth, good for macaroni and “cheese” or as a dip or sauce.


Original recipe yields 5 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified

Ingredient Checklist

Time Details

    PREP : 10 mins

    COOK : 10 mins

    TOTAL : 10 mins

    SERVING : 5

    YIELD : 5 servings

Instructions Checklist
  • Rinse cashews under warm water. Place in a bowl and cover with hot water. Let soak for 10 minutes.

  • Combine 2 cups water, nutritional yeast, cornstarch, and mustard in a blender or food processor. Blend on high for 1 minute. Add soaked cashews and blend on high until smooth, 1 1/2 minutes or longer. Transfer to a medium saucepan.

  • Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, until sauce thickens, 5 to 7 minutes. Add more water if needed to reach desired consistency. Season with black pepper.

Per Serving: 196 calories; protein 7.4g; carbohydrates 15.3g; fat 13g; sodium 159.6mg.