This slice of sourdough toast is just what you need when your body is craving a light bite to eat. It's topped with a creamy garlic and onion cashew cheese spread and piled high with bright, lemony lima beans. Delicious and high in protein, this is perfect as a simple snack or light meal.

Garlic and Onion Cashew Cheese and Lima Bean Toast [Vegan]






  • 1 cup raw cashews
  • 1 3/4 cups frozen lima beans, defrosted and patted dry
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon, divided
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground onion powder
  • pinch ground garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 8 thick slices crusty bread, like sourdough, toasted


To Prepare:

  1. In a medium bowl, cover raw cashews with warm water. Allow to sit for a minimum of 60 minutes, then drain water and rinse cashews.
  2.  Meanwhile, in another medium bowl, gently toss lima beans, parsley, olive oil, and juice of 1/4 lemon until well combined. Season to taste. Set aside.
  3.  Once cashews have soaked, in a high-speed blender, or food processor fitted with an "S"-blade, blend cashews, remaining juice of 1/4 lemon, nutritional yeast, apple cider vinegar, onion powder, and garlic powder until very smooth. Season to taste. Transfer to a mason jar or airtight container.

To Assemble:

  1. On each slice of toast, evenly spread 1/8 of cashew ‘cheese mixture’. Top with 1/8 of lima beans and greens mixture. Serve.

Nutritional Information

350 Calories, 9.5g Fat, 54g Carbohydrates, 4.5g Fiber, 3.5g Sugar, 14.2g Protein Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.


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