The best easy vegan queso recipe

This easy vegan copycat queso recipe is about to redefine just how easy vegan cooking can be. Think ready in 5 minutes, creamy luxurious vegan cheese dip that’s also Paleo, Whole30, and gluten-free. 

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When I tell you this easy vegan queso recipe is easy and quick to make I really mean it. Like, no messing around, straight to the point creamy cheesy deliciousness is only 5 minutes away. This luxe mouthwatering creamy cheese dip is made with simple ingredients such as cashews, nutritional yeast, and spice boosters like tahini sauce and garlic powder. It’s simple, let your blender or food processor do the work for you recipe. Just how I like it.

I don’t know about you, but for me, there’s nothing more suitable as a game night treat than a delicious creamy cheese dip. And of course, it has to be a super cheesy, luxe, and mouthwatering queso that just so also has to be vegan. And this easy queso dip manages all that and more. Plus, it barely takes 5 minutes to make. Talk about starting football Sunday off with a win-win recipe.

What’s great about this easy vegan queso recipe:

  • Just about everything 
  • Easy to make
  • Ready to serve in just 5 minutes 
  • Creamy delicious texture 
  • Luxe cheesy flavors 
  • Vegan
  • Paleo and whole30 cheese dip recipe
  • Gluten-free 
  • Vegan football recipe 
  • A must serve vegan Super Bowl snack
  • Healthy tasty snack recipe 
  • Kid-friendly 
  • Meal prep friendly 

The best vegan Gameday Super Bowl cheese dip

Gameday means delicious snacks and cheese dips…and this easy vegan queso is one of my top requested game day dips. It’s so incredibly creamy luxe and cheesy that no one ever guesses it’s vegan.

The power of nutritional yeast

Nutritional yeast is a powerhouse of nutrients and cheesy deliciousness. It adds that incredible cheesy depth of flavor that’s a great copycat for regular dairy cheese flavor. Plus, it’s a great healthy alternative because it’s loaded with nutrients, vitamins, and minerals.

Frequently asked questions 

Can I use salted cashews to make vegan queso?

Sure. Just don’t add extra salt if you make queso with salted cashews. I find it easier to control the saltiness when I use roasted raw cashews in my queso, but salted cashews can absolutely work too.

I don’t have tahini. Can I leave it out?

Sure. If you don’t have tahini I recommend adding a little extra squeeze of lemon juice to help balance the acid in the queso. 

Is this cheese dip diet-friendly?

Yes. It will fit most diets because it’s a vegan, low-carb high-protein recipe. Whether Paleo, low-carb, whole30, or gluten-free this queso will work for you.

Can I freeze cheese dip?

I wouldn’t recommend freezing this vegan cheese dip snack. Most dips usually don’t freeze well. You can make it in advance and keep it stored in an airtight container for 3-6 days in a refrigerator no problem. Just stir it before serving.

The best easy vegan queso recipe

This easy vegan copycat queso recipe is about to redefine just how easy vegan cooking can be. Think ready in 5 minutes, creamy luxurious vegan cheese dip that’s also Paleo, Whole30, and gluten-free. 
When I tell you this easy vegan queso recipe is easy and quick to make I really mean it. Like, no messing around, straight to the point creamy cheesy deliciousness is only 5 minutes away. This luxe mouthwatering creamy cheese dip is made with simple ingredients such as cashews, nutritional yeast, and spice boosters like tahini sauce and garlic powder.
Course Dip
Cuisine American
Keyword Gluten-free, vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 minutes
Servings 12 people
Author Simone – Munchyesta.com

Equipment

  • High-speed blender or food processor 

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cashew Nuts Roasted
  • 2 tsp Garlic Powder or 2 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 1 tsp Sea salt or Kosher Salt
  • Juice from ½ Lemon
  • 1 tbsp Tahini
  • ¼ cup Nutritional Yeast
  • cup Cold Water

Instructions

  • Put all the ingredients into a blender or food processor and blend until the queso is creamy and everything is combined.
  • Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator until serving.
    Enjoy.

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