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Healthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese Sauce

Healthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese SauceHealthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese Sauce

This Healthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese Sauce is made from, wait for it…sweet potatoes! Specifically, sweet potatoes that are blended with creamy coconut milk with zesty seasonings. Be amazed.
It’s so creamy, delicious, healthy, gluten-free, and oil-free.
Who knew you can have a healthy nacho sauce that’s vegan and cheesy? Wow! We live in amazing times!

About this sweet potato nacho sauce, it really tastes like nacho cheese sauce.




So, why sweet potatoes? Well, it’s because I freaking love sweet potatoes, and I go wild when I try to think of new recipes using sweet potatoes.
I’ve also been aware for a while of folks making similar saucy vegan cheeses out of all kinds of veggie bases. Potatoes seem a popular one. I was kind of surprised that I hadn’t come across a sweet potato one. The sweetness seemed like it’d lend a nice flavor. Then there’s the fact that sweet potatoes are less starchy than regular old potatoes, so the resultant cheese should be smoother. Oh, and it’s orangy. Like nacho cheese. Bam, winner, winner!

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Healthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese Sauce

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Healthy Vegan Nut & Oil-Free Nacho Cheese Sauce

Elena
Nacho Cheese Sauce made with sweet potatoes that are blended with creamy coconut milk with zesty seasonings. It's so creamy, delicious, healthy, gluten-free, and oil-free.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 4
Calories 145 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 medium sweet potato peeled and diced into 1/2 to 1-inch cubes(about 300g)
  • 1/4 cup/61ml coconut milk or any dairy-free milk
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce or to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt or to taste
  • 1 tsp of smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp of cayenne pepper

Instructions
 

  • Place the sweet potato cubes into a medium saucepan and cover with water. Place the pot on stove over high heat and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and allow to simmer until soft, about 15 minutes. Drain and allow the potatoes to cool a bit.
  • Place the sweet potato and all remaining ingredients into a food processor bowl. Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape the downsides of the bowl as needed. Taste test and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • Serve warm or chilled.

Notes

I made my batch very thick. If you'd like yours thinner, just add water or unflavored non-dairy milk until desired consistency is reached.
Store the leftovers in an air-tight container in the fridge for up to 3 days!

Nutrition

Calories: 145kcal
Keyword cheesesauce, dairyfree, glutenfree, healthy, nacho, nutfree, oilfree, vegan
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