1/2 cup onion, diced or 1 tsp onion powder
2 garlic cloves, minced or 1/2 tsp garlic powder
1 cup raw unsalted cashews, soaked if not using high speed blender
1 cup VEGETABLE STOCK*
1-2 tsp CHIPOTLE PUREE
3 TB nutritional yeast
1 TB lemon juice
1 tsp miso
1 tsp salt*
1/4 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp black pepper
1. Sauté onion and garlic in a small saucepan until softened.
2. While those are sautéing, add all remaining ingredients to a blender jar.
3. Add sautéed onion and garlic to blender. Blend until smooth.
4. Taste for seasoning. If a spicier taste is desired add additional tsp of Chipotle Puree.
*Homemade vegetable stock was used in this recipe. If using salted stock, reduce salt accordingly.