Chipotle Cheddar

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
24 h 0 min 12
Chipotle Cheddar
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1 1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw
1/4 cup Irishmoss seaweed
1 tsp Coconut oil (refined)
1/2 tsp Chipotle chiles in adobo sauce (plus 1 tbsp oil of oil from jar)
1/2 tsp Celtic sea salt (or more to taste)
2 tbsp Nutritional yeast


  1. Drain the moss and place it in the bowl of a Vitamix with ½ cup water. Blend on high speed for 1 minute or until it is emulsified. Measure out 2 tablespoons and reserve the rest.
  2. Drain the cashews. In a clean pitcher of a Vitamix, place the cashews, the ¼ cup of emulsified Irish moss, the coconut oil, chipotle chili, chipotle oil, salt, and nutritional yeast. Blend on medium speed, using the plunger to evenly distribute the ingredients until smooth.
  3. Adjust the salt to taste. 


Perfect for tamales!

Advanced Preparation

1 day prior, Cashew nuts, raw 1 1/2 cup

Place the cashews in water in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

1 day prior, Irishmoss seaweed 1/4 cup

Rinse the Irish moss very well in a colander until all of the sand is removed and the smell of the ocean is gone. Then place it in water in a small bowl. Cover and refrigerate overnight.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 105
Calories from fat 68
Calories from saturated fat 14.5
Total Fat 7.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.0 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 75 mg
Potassium 152 mg
Total Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.9 g
Sugars 1.0 g
Protein 4.0 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5

Energy sources