Batista’s Nacho Cheese Sauce
A Wonderful All-Purpose Cheese Sauce
This week I had the privilege of a visit from my good friends from West Virginia, and they graciously shared their family’s favorite (plant-based) cheese recipe. It is quick and easy, with a cheese-sauce like texture, and an amazing taste. This is indeed an all-purpose cheese, and can be used in so many different and creative ways. Today the Batista family shows us how to make nachos, but they also share ideas of other ways to use this cheese. We had a lot of fun filming this video, hope you enjoy it!
1 cup water
1/2 cup cashews
1/4 cup white flour or tapioca starch
1 (4oz) jar pimentos
1/3 cup nutritional yeast flakes
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons onion powder
Chipotle powder to taste.
Blend all ingredients in a Vita Mix blender on high until thick. Enjoy!
*If you do not have a Vita Mix blender: blend all ingredients in a regular household blender until smooth. Pour cheese mixture into a sauce pan and cook until thick.