No Queso Sauce

Course Side Dish


No Queso Sauce

  • 1 cup Raw cashews or cashew pieces
  • 2 Chipotle peppers in adobe sauce
  • 1-2 tbsp Adobe sauce
  • 1 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 5 cups homemade salsa (*see recipe below)
  • salt to taste

Salsa/Pico Ingredients:

  • 1 Small Onion quartered
  • 8 jalapenos quartered
  • 6-8 tomatoes
  • Juice of half a lime
  • Salt to taste


No Queso Sauce

  • Soak the cashews in boiling water enough to cover for at least a half hour.
  • Drain and reserve water, and toss the cashews, salt, adobe sauce and peppers in a blender and add some water and blend until smooth adding more water but making sure it’s nice and thick.
  • Place in a bowl with the salsa and microwave in 30 second intervals.
  • Stir in between intervals and serve hot with low fat baked corn tortillas.
  • Note: You can use more or less adobe and peppers to you liking.  It gives the recipe a nice smokey flavour so indulge!

Salsa/pico Ingredients:

  • Quarter the onion and place in the blender.
  • Quarter the jalapenos and place in blender.
  • Place as many seeds as you wish for heat.
  • I use a lot.
  • You can add the lime juice now.
  • Chop up in blender (or food processor).
  • Remove and put into a bowl large enough to hold the tomatoes.
  • Core and quarter the tomatoes, add salt and place in blender and chop.
  • Add this to the salsa and taste to adjust any salt, lime juice or more seeds for heat.