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That's Nacho Sweet Potato Cheese!
That's Nacho Sweet Potato Cheese!
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

This vegan nacho sweet potato cheese is made from, wait for it...sweet potatoes! Specifically, sweet potatoes that are blended with creamy coconut milk with zesty seasonings. Be amazed.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6
Calories: 198 kcal
Author: Alissa
Ingredients
  • 1 medium sweet potato, peeled and diced into ½ to 1 inch cubes
  • ¼ cup coconut milk
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast flakes
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil or other vegetable oil
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha sauce (or to taste)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, or to taste
Instructions
  1. Place the sweet potato cubes into a medium saucepan and cover with water. Place the pot on stove over high heat and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and allow to simmer until soft, about 15 minutes. Drain and allow the potatoes to cool a bit.

  2. Place the sweet potato and all remaining ingredients into a food processor bowl. Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down sides of the bowl as needed. Taste test and adjust seasonings as needed. Blend again.

  3. Serve with chips.

Recipe Notes

Makes about 2 cups.
I made my batch very thick. If you'd like yours thinner, just add water or unflavored non-dairy milk until desired consistency is reached.

Nutrition Facts
That's Nacho Sweet Potato Cheese!
Amount Per Serving
Calories 198 Calories from Fat 89
% Daily Value*
Fat 9.9g15%
Saturated Fat 3.4g17%
Sodium 439mg18%
Potassium 502mg14%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 4.6g18%
Calcium 10mg1%
Iron 0.7mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.