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vegan cheese sauce

Amazing Vegan Cheese Sauce

  • Author: Brand New Vegan
  • Prep Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 cups 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Blender
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan


Let me tell you, this is by far the creamiest, the cheesiest, the most Amazing Vegan Cheese Sauce ever! No tofu, no cashews. It will really blow your mind!


  • 16 oz Yukon Gold Potatoes (about 3 medium)
  • 1-2 large Carrots
  • 1/2 cup Water (used to boil potatoes)
  • 1/4 cup Nutritional yeast
  • 2 Tbs Nutritional yeast (in addition to above)
  • 2 Tbs Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Onion Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Brown Mustard
  • 1/4 tsp Turmeric


  1. Wash and scrub both potatoes and carrots, peel if desired and chop into uniform pieces and boil for 10 minutes.    OR.....
  2. INSTANT POT: Simply add them to your Instant Pot with 1 cup of water. Set to MANUAL and cook for 7 minutes. Allow to naturally release for 10 minutes before opening lid.
  3. Let rest for 5 minutes and then with a slotted spoon, transfer the veggies to your blender
  4. Add 1/2 cup potato water and pulse to mix
  5. Add remaining ingredients and blend until smooth and creamy

Keywords: vegan cheese sauce