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Spicy Cashew Cheese Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Spicy Cashew Cheese

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This creamy spread will keep up to one week, and its flavor will intensify over time. Serve with crackers or crudités.

  • 1Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 3 Tbs. lime juice
  • 2 Tbs. dehydrated minced onion
  • 2 tsp. grated lime zest
  • 3/4 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1/2 tsp. chipotle chile powder
  • 1/2 tsp. ground coriander
  • 1/2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. garlic powder

Preparation

1. Place cashews in large bowl, and cover with 4 cups boiling water. Cover with clean dish towel, and let soak 6 hours. Drain, and rinse cashews.

2. Blend cashews with remaining ingredients and 1 Tbs. cold water in blender or food processor 5 minutes, or until smooth. Chill 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 59
  • Carbohydrate Content: 4 g
  • Fat Content: 4 g
  • Fiber Content: 0.5 g
  • Protein Content: 2 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content: 124 mg
  • Sugar Content: 1 g