Puree cashews in a food processor until smooth and no chunks remain, stopping to scrape the sides as needed..
Add all ingredients, including 1/4 cup almond milk, and puree into a creamy spread.
OPTIONAL: Dice and saute jalapeno. For spicier cheese spread use the entire jalapeno and for mild/medium remove the seeds and only use half. Mix jalapeno into the spread.
Add all ingredients, including 3/4 cup almond milk and puree into a creamy dip. If too thick, add more almond milk, 1 T at a time, until desired consistency is reached. Add additional hot sauce, if desired.
OPTIONAL: Dice and saute jalapeno. For spicier queso use the entire jalapeno and for mild/medium remove the seeds and only use half. Mix jalapeno into the queso.
For a more creamy texture, let the cashews soak in water overnight. Soaking the cashews for a few hours before will make your queso/spread smoother as well.The longer you let your food processor run, the smoother the queso/spread will be.
Better than Cheese Spread & Queso https://www.wholly-plants.com/plant-based-queso/ 01/09/2018