Vegan Queso

Serves: 12 Save

Ingredients (11)

  • 5 cups cauliflower florets from about 1 medium head cauliflower
  • 4 cloves garlic peeled but left whole
  • 1 medium yellow onion cut into 1/2-inch slices
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium seasoning (plus 1 1/2 teaspoons) divided (check labels to ensure it's 100% dairy free)
  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked in cool water for at least 4 hours or overnight or in boiling hot water for 1 hour and drained (for quicker alternatives or if you have a high-powered blender, see Notes)
  • 1 1/4 cups unsweetened almond milk or milk of choice, plus additional as needed
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt omit if using regular taco seasoning or add to taste
  • 1 can diced tomatoes and green chilies (10 ounce can) , drained, or 1 1/4 cups well-drained chunky salsa
  • Optional toppings: sliced jalapeño fresh cilantro, diced tomatoes, finely chopped red onion


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