Glass jar with walnut cashew cream sauce dripping down the side

Vegan Cashew Cream Sauce

This vegan cashew cream sauce is an easy dairy sub. Add walnuts for a unique twist or stick with cashews, super customizable for any recipe!

Course Condiment, Sauce
Cuisine American
Keyword vegan bechamel sauce, vegan cream sauce
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 178 kcal
Author Sophia DeSantis


Optional alternative:

  • 1 cup walnuts , sub this for 1 cup of the cashews (see note)
US Customary - Metric


  1. Put all ingredients (except the pepper) into a high speed blender and blend on high until smooth and creamy.

  2. Add more water or salt to get the flavor and consistency you want. 

  3. Add pepper if using and pulse to incorporate.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Cashew Cream Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 178 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 14g 22%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 70mg 3%
Potassium 212mg 6%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 1g
Protein 5g 10%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0.8%
Calcium 1.2%
Iron 12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.