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15 Crowd-Pleasing Potato-Based Cheese Recipes

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Vegan cheese can be made using nuts like cashews, macadamias, and almonds. You can also make tasty vegan cheeses using ingredients like tofu, tapioca, pumpkin, butternut squash! In this post, we’re featuring plant-based cheeses that are made using a potato base! Potatoes make for a great substitute in cheese recipes because they create for a creamy, rich base with a flavor that is easily manipulated using other ingredients! Try one of these 15 potato-based cheese recipes thanks to the Food Monster App.

1. Extra Creamy Mac and Cheese

This Extra Creamy Mac and Cheese is amazingly close to the real thing! Thanks to the help of potatoes and coconut milk the sauce is extra extra creamy!

2. Fat-Free ‘Cheese’ Sauce How to Go Plant-Based in 5 Easy Steps

This sauce is all the creaminess and tanginess of real cheese but without the fat! The author suggests pouring this Fat-Free ‘Cheese’ Sauce over baked potatoes (potatoes on potatoes anyone?), pasta, or even veggie bowls!

3. Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese With SpinachSweet Potato Mac and Cheese with Spinach

In this Sweet Potato Mac and Cheese With Spinach, sweet potatoes serve as the base to make the cheesy orange sauce that we all know and love. The spices and mustard balance out the sweetness, to create the ultimate mac. This is also a great way to sneak some extra greens into your comfort food!

4. Sliceable Potato CheeseSliceable Potato Cheese

Love cheese and crackers? This Sliceable Potato Cheese is so delicious it stands alone! Slice it, stack it up, and create some yummy snacks!

5. Potato Onion Cheese Spread Vegan Potato Onion Cheese Spread with crostini

You only need a few ingredients for this Potato Onion Cheese Spread! Just throw it together and grab some day-old bread for spreading!

6. Paprika Cheese Vegan Paprika Cheese Without Nuts or Soy! [Gluten-Free]

This yummy, paprika cheese is made from sweet potatoes! It is tangy, sweet, and perfect for people who have a nut or soy allergy!

7. Smoky Chipotle Mac and CheeseVegan Gluten-Free Smoky Chipotle Mac and Cheese

This Smoky Chipotle Mac and Cheese dish adds chipotle peppers into the mix to add a bit of heat to the otherwise creamy and savory pasta. The homemade cheese sauce is made from carrots, potatoes, and nutritional yeast, making it a great option for those with nut allergies.

8. Stretchy Potato Cheese

Melty, stringy, creamy, Stretchy Potato Cheese. This recipe is really a dream come true. This one is perfect for grilled cheese, pizza, or even over potatoes!

9. Creamy Chia Cheddar SauceCreamy Chia Cheddar Sauce [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

This Creamy Chia Cheddar Sauce is proof that you don’t need soy to make a yummy vegan cheese sauce — all you need is plants! It is perfect for serving over broccoli, use it as a nacho cheese, or pour it over noodles to make the best mac and cheese you’ve ever had.

10. Swiss Cheeze SauceSwiss Cheeze Sauce

Pour this simple Swiss Cheeze Sauce over veggies of your choice for a salty, creamy dish—just like swiss! The potatoes make this sauce even creamier and the miso adds some extra kick!

11. Life-Changing Cheese Sauce Life-Changing Vegan Cheese Sauce [Gluten-Free]

This Life-Changing Cheese Sauce is your new secret weapon! Sneak healthy veggies underneath it to get your family to enjoy some extra greens! You won’t believe how authentically cheesy it tastes! And get this — it’s super easy!

12. Loaded Queso DipLoaded Queso Dip 1

This simple Loaded Queso Dip is made with potato, onions, vegetable broth, and spices join together to create the perfect creamy base which you can then top with anything you want! The recipe suggests black beans, cilantro, onion, etc. but really this dish is all about customization!

13. Bread Dunkers With Cheese SauceVegan Bread Dunkers With Cheese Sauce

Forget bar food, these Bread Dunkers With Cheese Sauce put all others to shame. Salty, fluffy breadsticks, creamy, cheesy sauce… what more could you ask for?

14. Easy Macaroni and Veggies Easy Macaroni and Veggies

A creamy Easy Macaroni and Veggies perfect to sneak some extra veggies in the kids’ lunches! Try this sweet potato based cheese sauce for a healthier mac and cheese.

15. Purple Mac and CheesePurple Mac and Cheese 1

The purple potatoes and beets are what make this cheese sauce so vibrant! Try this Purple Mac and Cheese for a conversation-starting meal!

Vegan Bread Dunkers With Cheese Sauce

Potato-based cheese recipes not your thing? For cheese recipes with other main ingredients, we recommend downloading the Food Monster App, which is available for both Android and iPhone, and can also be found on Instagram and Facebook. The app has more than 10,000 plant-based, allergy-friendly recipes, and subscribers gain access to new recipes every day. Check it out!

Lead image source:  Creamy Chia Cheddar Sauce

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