Once considered a niche diet, veganism has gone mainstream — so much so that the number of people following a vegan diet has increased by 350% in the last decade, according to research from the U.K. and the US. At first glance, a vegan diet may seem complicated or overly restrictive. Many of people who are considering switching over to a vegan diet are initially worried about finding suitable vegan alternatives to their favorite meals. Well, try this delicious Cheesy Cashew Queso and just see how you feel about that!!!
This creamy queso-esque dip uses cashew nuts to create a spectacular dip
nobody will be able to resist, vegan or carnivore!
3/4 cup Cashews, raw
1/3 cup+3 tbs Nutritional yeast
2 tbs Taco seasoning
1 & 1/2 tbs Apple cider vinegar
1/4 tsp Garlic powder
1/2 tsp Garlic, fresh chopped (about 1 clove)
1/4 tsp Salt, plus more to taste
1 cup Plant-based milk, unsweetened
1 cup Salsa, chunky
Pinch Turmeric for color (optional)
- Add raw cashews and water to a pot, cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium and boil cashews for about 20 minutes.
- Rinse and drain cashews; let them cool for about 5 minutes.
- Add the cashews and all remaining ingredients except for the salsa to a food processor/high speed blender, unless you’d prefer a silkier texture, in which case you can add the salsa, too. Blend until smooth.
- Transfer queso dip to a pot and heat over medium-low. Stir in salsa and serve when hot.
Serves 4 | Prep Time 35 mins
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