You would never guess that this dairy-free gouda is made from tofu and potatoes. Like the real thing, this cheese has the same buttery, nutty taste and can even be served in your favorite dishes. We highly recommend melting it over pizza, adding to paninis and hot sandwiches, or lasagna.

Tofu Gouda [Vegan, Gluten-Free]



About 8 ounces of cheese



  • 7 ounces extra firm tofu
  • 2 cooked potatoes
  • 2 tablespoons vegan butter
  • 1/4 cup soy milk
  • 1 tablespoon agar agar
  • 1 pinch of red pepper powder or paprika
  • 1 tablespoon prepared mustard
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Blend tofu and potatoes together. Add a pinch of red pepper powder, mustard, salt, and pepper. Blend again and set aside.
  2. In a pan, heat the milk and butter over medium heat. When the butter has melted, add the agar agar, stirring constantly, for about 6 minutes. Pour the milk mixture into the blender with the potatoes and tofu and blend to combine.
  3. Pour the mixture into prepared moulds (ramekins, cupcake moulds, etc...). Let cool to room temperature for 10 minutes and then refrigerate for 30 minutes before serving.