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Rich and Creamy Cashew Cheese

This is great on its own and can be flavored to your tastes. Try blending in 1/2 cup chopped parsley and chives; 2 Tbs. diced chipotles in adobo sauce; or 2 tsp. dried herbs (oregano, basil, tarragon) in the food processor after the base mixture has been processed smooth.

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Kate Sears

This is great on its own and can be flavored to your tastes. Try blending in 1/2 cup chopped parsley and chives; 2 Tbs. diced chipotles in adobo sauce; or 2 tsp. dried herbs (oregano, basil, tarragon) in the food processor after the base mixture has been processed smooth.

Servings
16

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw unsalted cashews, soaked 12–24 hours, and drained
  • 2 Tbs. nutritional yeast
  • 1 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 2 tsp. white balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp. granulated onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp. granulated garlic powder
  • 1/8 tsp. white pepper, optional

Preparation

Place cashews in bowl of food processor. Process 1 minute, or until rough paste forms. Add 1/2 cup water and remaining ingredients. Process 3 to 5 minutes, until smooth. Transfer to lidded container, and refrigerate 12 hours to allow to thicken. Spread on sandwiches, crackers, or pita.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories 82
  • Carbohydrate Content 5 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 6 g
  • Fiber Content 0.5 g
  • Protein Content 3 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 1 g
  • Sodium Content 2 mg
  • Sugar Content 0.5 g