Fauxveeta Vegan Cheese Sauce


3 cups yukon gold or russet potatoes about 5 medium potatoes (or 530 grams), peeled and cut into large squares

1 ½ cups carrot about 5 medium carrots (or 210 grams carrot), peeled and cut into large pieces the same size at the potatoes

1 small onion (or 175 grams), quartered

5 cloves garlic (20 grams), chopped

3 tablespoons nutritional yeast

½ teaspoon ground turmeric

½ teaspoon sea salt

1 cup almond milk unsweetened, unflavored

Optional (but recommended!) Flavor Boosters

½ teaspoon smoked paprika

1 tablespoon lemon juice

1 teaspoon miso paste

1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

3 cups yukon gold or russet potatoes,

1 ½ cups carrot,

1 small onion

Add cooked veggies to blender with garlic, nutritional yeast, turmeric, salt, almond milk and optional (but recommended!) flavor boosters, if using. You may need to do this in more than one batch, depending on your blender size.

5 cloves garlic,

3 tablespoons nutritional yeast,

½ teaspoon ground turmeric,

½ teaspoon sea salt,

1 cup almond milk


In a medium-large stock pot, add cut potatoes, carrots and onion. Cover with water. Then, boil potatoes, carrot, onion until fork tender, then drain.

Blend until completely smooth (I use a Blendtec and press the soup button). If it will not blend, you may need to add a bit more almond milk.

Taste the sauce and adjust salt, as needed.


Feel free to omit or adjust the nutritional yeast (i.e. adding more) to see if you like it the flavor with more. For us, 3 tablespoon is just right.

*To make nut-free: use soy milk, oat milk or another unsweetened plant-based milk of your choice.

This is delicious over pasta, on top of steamed broccoli or other veggies, or mixed into rice. You can also make it into Vegan Chile con Queso Nacho Cheese using Rotel or salsa.


193 kcal
Calories: 193kcal
Carbohydrates: 39g
Protein: 8g
Fat: 1g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1g
Sodium: 473mg
Potassium: 1004mg
Fiber: 7g
Sugar: 5g
Vitamin A: 8148IU
Vitamin C: 39mg
Calcium: 125mg
Iron: 2mg