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Herbed Soft Cashew Cheese [Vegan]

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Making vegan cheese has never been so easy. This garlic and herbs cheese is delicious, dairy-free, and has no added oil. Serve on bagels, bagel chips, crackers, or celery.

Herbed Soft Cashew Cheese [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 of 1 garlic clove
  • 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice or cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 cup water, divided
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon agar agar powder
  • Oil, to brush the ramekin.

Preparation

  1. Soak the cashews for 1 hour in hot water.
  2. Drain the cashews and place them in a blender along with the basil, oregano, garlic, salt, cornstarch, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, maple syrup, and 1/2 cup water.
  3. Process for 1 minute and set aside.
  4. In a saucepan, combine 1/2 cup water and agar agar powder. Add the cashew cream and bring to a boil stirring constantly.
  5. Pour into lightly-oiled ramekins and refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  6. Remove by turning upside down onto a board.

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I am a classically trained chef that specializes in vegan and cruelty-­free recipes and cooking. I have worked in many restaurants over the years and I love to share what I have learned. When I'm not in the kitchen I love spending time with my beautiful wife and two dogs.


 

 

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41 comments on “Herbed Soft Cashew Cheese [Vegan]”

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Ally Baxley
9 Months Ago

Susan Wilder


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Susan Wilder
27 Jul 2016

That looks super easy, I know all the ingredients except for agar?

Ally Baxley
27 Jul 2016

They sell it at the Asian market Maccaw takes me to

Ally Baxley
27 Jul 2016

Kinda like jello

Susan Wilder
27 Jul 2016

Thanks honey

Niko Ny
9 Months Ago

Rafael


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Amélie Hallé
9 Months Ago

I've made it and it is amazing!!


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Amélie Hallé
9 Months Ago

I've made it and it is amazing!!


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Katrina Eggleston
9 Months Ago

Zarek Kent


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Jessica Jade Melzer
9 Months Ago

Emily Sarah Melzer


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Kristi Jacques Falk
9 Months Ago

is there a substitute for agar agar?


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test3
9 Months Ago

nice


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test3
9 Months Ago

good


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Adam Winder
9 Months Ago

Jess


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