Vegan Green Chile Queso

Vegan Green Chile Queso Recipe

By Brand New Vegan


1/2 Onion, diced

4 cloves Garlic, minced

1/2 tsp Smoked Paprika

1/2 tsp Salt

1/2 tsp Chili Powder

1/2 tsp Cumin

1/2 tsp Turmeric (for color)

2 cups Cauliflower (riced)

1/2 cup Raw Cashews (no soaking required!)

1 cup Water

1 Tbs Lemon Juice

1 Tbs Apple Cider Vinegar

1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast

1/4 cup Non-Dairy Yogurt (cashewgurt)

1 can Fire Roasted Tomatoes, drained (15oz)

8oz Green Chiles, chopped (about 1 cup – adjust if using fresh)


1Saute diced onion in a little water or veg broth until softened

2Add garlic and stir until fragrant (about 30 seconds)

3Add paprika, salt, chili powder, cumin, and turmeric. Stir and simmer 1-2 minutes.

4Add cauliflower, cashews, and water and simmer for 5 minutes or until cauliflower has softened

5Carefully pour into a blender and add lemon juice, vinegar, nutritional yeast, and yogurt

6Blend until silky smooth

7Pour back into the pan and add drained tomatoes and green chiles

8Simmer until bubbly. Adjust spices if needed.

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