Vegan Queso

By Landon Funk

Are you looking to decrease your dairy intake without loosing any of the amazing taste of dairy? This recipe is 1000000% for you. Vegan queso is just as good (if not better) than the real thing. Those who are fully plant-based or just trying new things will fawn over this dip. 

Special thanks to Hummusapien for the recipe!


½ cup raw cashews (soaked if you don't have high speed blender)





1 cup chunky salsa







1 small red bell pepper, de-seeded and chopped





2 tbsp nutritional yeast






¼ tsp salt







½ tsp turmeric








  1. If not using a high-speed blender, soak cashews in a bowl of warm water for a few hours or overnight.

  2. If using high speed blender, place cashews in a bowl with warm water. Set aside while you chop pepper.

  3. Drain and rinse cashews. Place all ingredients in blender. Blend until completely smooth and creamy.

  4. Serve at room temperature or warm in a saucepan to desired temperature with veggies or tortilla chips.