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Easy Vegan Cheese Sauce

This delicious, creamy cheese sauce is entirely plant-based. It's perfect for vegans, vegetarians, and everyone else who likes good food!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Plant-based, sauce, vegan
Servings: 12
Calories: 39kcal
Author: Jane Smith


  • Pot
  • Blender or Food Processor


  • 1 cup potatoes diced large
  • 1 cup carrots diced large
  • 1 cup chickpeas
  • ½ cup water
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon onion powder
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • dash cayene


  • Boil the carrots and potatoes until they become soft.
  • While the carrots and potatoes are cooking, combine the salt, nutritional yeast, onion powder, garlic powder, and cayenne and set aside.
  • Drain vegetables and rinse with cold water in a colander.
  • Place the vegetables, chickepeas, water, vinegar, and lemon juice in a blender or food processor and process until blended. Add the seasoning blend and process until smooth and creamy.



Use immediately or refrigerate.  If it thickens up too much in the refrigerator, whisk in water until desired consistency.  Re-heat in the microwave.


Serving: 11/4 cup | Calories: 39kcal | Carbohydrates: 7g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 397mg | Potassium: 126mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 1786IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 1mg