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Covered in layers of spicy cashew cheese, black beans, and chives, you'd never guess nachos were vegan.

Bangin’ Vegan Nachos


  • Nacho Cheese Sauce:

  • 2 cups cashews

  • ¾ cup water + water to boil

  • 1 tbsp +½ tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp miso paste

  • ½ cup olive oil

  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast

  • 3 tbsp hot sauce

  • 1 tsp turmeric

  • ½ tsp ground coriander

  • ½ tsp ground cumin

  • ½ tsp salt

  • 1 tbsp agave

  • ½ tsp chili flake

  • 1 tbsp ketchup

  • For Nachos:

  • 1 bag of your favorite tortilla chips

  • 2 tbsp chopped chives

  • ½ can black beans, strained and rinsed


  1. In a saucepan, combine cashews, 1 tbsp salt, and enough water to cover cashews. Bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer for 5 minutes. Strain cashews.

  2. In high powered blender, combine cashews, oil, miso, spices, nutritional yeast, ½ tsp salt, agave, chili flakes, ketchup, and hot sauce. Blend on high until completely smooth.

  3. On a large plate, layer tortilla chips, black beans, and chives. Pour a generous drizzle of warm sauce over chips. Serve immediately!

Bangin’ Vegan Nachos




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