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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


  • 2 cups (500 ml) water
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) lemon juice
  • ½ cup (100 g) canned pimentos, drained
  • 1⅓ cup (140 g) raw almonds
  • 2½ teaspoon onion powder
  • ½ cup (40 g) nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons 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.

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