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Originally published Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 6:01 AM

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Recipe: Tex-Mex Yum Sauce

A recipe for an “mmmm sauce” with a Tex-Mex twist.

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Makes 1½ cups of sauce

¼ cup garbanzo beans

¼ cup sliced almonds

1 / 8 cup coconut oil

1 / 8 cup vegetable oil

¼ cup water

¼ cup nutritional yeast

¼ teaspoon salt

2 cloves garlic

¼ cup fresh cilantro

1 tablespoon dried basil

2 tablespoons lime juice or apple cider vinegar

¼ teaspoon chili powder

1 tablespoon diced jalapeño

1. Combine ingredients in a food processor or blender. Blend until smooth and store in the refrigerator.

Adapted by Addie Broyles of the Austin American-Statesman from “More Peas, Thank You” (Harlequin, $21.95) by Sarah Matheny

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