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Green Chili Cheesy Sauce

What you need: 

2 tablespoons olive oil (or oil desired)
1/4 to 1/2 an onion minced fine (I used red onion)
2 clove garlic minced fine (more if your want more)
1/2 stick margarine
1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 can green chili (do not drain)
2 cups vegetable broth
1/2 cup nutritional yeast
hot sauce (I used a chipotle Tabasco hot sauce)

What you do: 

Put a pan over medium high heat.
When pan is warm add olive oil. Add onion and sauté to desired doneness. Add garlic and sauté a bit more (don’t burn it).
Move onions and garlic around the outside of the pan and add the ½ stick of margarine. When margarine melts sprinkle flour all over pan (don’t just drop it in a pile). Use a whisk and stir the flour and margarine/ onion/garlic together until all of the margarine is absorbed by the flour. It will become very thick at this point.
Add one can of the green chilies (do not drain) and use whisk to stir until the flour mixture absorbs all the liquid. Add 2nd can of green chilies and stir. Add 1/4th cup of vegetable broth. Add 1/4th of the nutritional yeast. Use whisk and mix till broth absorbed. Continue to add the broth and nutritional yeast in these amounts until all nutritional yeast is used, and you have the desired consistency for your sauce by adding the vegetable broth.
When you reach the desired consistency add hot sauce to taste. I used about 10/12 shakes of the tobaccos brand chipotle sauce.
I have dipped chips in this. Used it as a topping for enchiladas and burritos. Cooked a bag of bow tie pasta and can of mushrooms and peas and it made a fun Mac and “cheese” type pasta dish (add some salt and pepper to taste after you mix the sauce and pasta).
The origin of the sauce came from a recipe on VegWeb. I would like to thank Amanda who posted the vegan cheese substitute recipe. After trying your recipe I edited/changed it and created my recipe.
I hope you enjoy this Sir Bear

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This was pretty good I added some extras into it a little mustard, salt and pepper and put it on top of frito pie.


This is the first time I've tried to make a cheesy sauce and as I'm a new vegan I was a little skeptical, but this sauce was great.  I had it in a burrito one day and with nachos the next day.  Thanks!



This is amazing! I must admit I make the following modifications: Instead of two cans of chiles, I use one can chiles and one can jalapenos chopped fine. A little more kick  ;)

At the end, I stir in a package of veggie burger crumbles and a whole can of vegetarian refried beans. Stir and cover for another 5 minutes until warmed through. Serve in enchiladas, burritos or just as the world's finest nacho dip!! This is better than any queso I ate as a carnivore.

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