Not-So Cheese Sauce

An almond cream with nacho flavorings, this sauce is great on potatoes, broccoli, and as a dip for chips.

Not-So Cheese Sauce


  • 1 cup (240 ml) water
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cups (50 g) canned pimento, drained
  • raw almonds, whole
  • ¼ teaspoons onion powder
  • ¼ cups (30 g) nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons Kosher salt


  1. Place all ingredients into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 10, then to High.
  4. Blend for 3 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.


This vegan "cheese" sauce is perfect as a nacho dip or served over macaroni.