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Tofu Nacho Cheese Sauce

Tofu Nacho Cheese Sauce

This easy recipe for Tofu Nacho Cheese Sauce is spicy, thick, and chunky with loads of flavor! It is perfect for Game Day!
Course Appetizer
Cuisine vegan, gluten free
Keyword tofu nacho cheese sauce, vegan nacho cheese, vegan queso
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 (Makes 2 cups)
Calories 49kcal


  • 14 ounces silken tofu
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 5 tablespoons green chiles divided
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • ½ teaspoon chili powder
  • ¼ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup salsa


  • In a food processor, mix silken tofu, nutritional yeast, half of the green chiles, turmeric, corn starch, chili powder, paprika, cumin, cayenne pepper, and salt. Pour in a pan and cook on medium-high heat until it thickens. Add in salsa and the rest of the green chiles, and cook a couple of minutes longer, until heated through.



Calories: 49kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 223mg | Potassium: 169mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 170IU | Vitamin C: 1.4mg | Calcium: 20mg | Iron: 0.7mg