Homemade Chipotle Sauce

Smoky Homemade Chipotle Sauce

  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 ounces 1x


A delicious, dairy-free homemade chipotle sauce that is completely vegan and good for you too!



  • 3/4 cup raw cashews (soaked overnight or boiled for 15 minutes)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 large clove garlic
  • 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 chipotle chili in adobo sauce (plus)
  • 1 tbsp adobo sauce
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt


  1. Add cashews, water, lime juice, garlic, chipotle and adobo sauce and sea salt to food processor. Pulse on high until mixture is smooth and creamy, about 3-4 minutes. Serve on your favorite dish. Seal remaining sauce in airtight container and place in refrigerator for up to one month.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Cuisine: Mexican