This is sort of an old-school vegan queso recipe, and it's still one of my favorites. A classic!

Vegan Queso Recipe

This vegan queso recipe will keep in the fridge nicely for two to three days, so it’s a great make-ahead recipe for parties!
Course Condiment, Snack
Cuisine Vegan
Keyword vegan cheese, vegan queso
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 110kcal
Author Becky Striepe


  • 1 cup raw cashews soaked in hot water for 10-15 minutes
  • 1/2 cup salsa Choose your favorite!
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 cloves garlic


  • Toss all of the ingredients into the blender, and puree until smooth.
  • Then, blend for a little bit longer.
  • Then, just for good measure, blend for just 30 more seconds. Serve with chips, crackers, or veggies for dipping. You can also drizzle over tortilla chips for some impromptu nachos!


Calories: 110kcal