Vegan Cheese

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
2 h 10 min 0 min 4
Vegan Cheese
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1 tsp, ground Basil, dried
1/2 cup Cashew nuts, raw
1 1/2 tsp Cornstarch
1 tsp Extra virgin olive oil (for brushing)
1/2 clove(s) Garlic
1 tbsp Lemon juice (or cider vinegar)
1 tsp Maple syrup, pure
3 tbsp Nutritional yeast
1 tsp Oregano, dried
1/2 tsp Salt
1 1/2 tsp Seaweed, agar, dried
1 cup Water (divided)


Soak the cashews 1 hour in hot water.

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.

Process for 1 minute and set aside.

In a saucepan combine 1/2 cup water and agar powder. Add the cashew cream and bring to a boil stirring constantly.

Pour into lightly oiled ramekins and refrigerate at least 2 hours.

Remove by turning upside down onto a board.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 146
Calories from fat 77
Calories from saturated fat 13.9
Total Fat 8.6 g
Saturated Fat 1.5 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.4 g
Monounsaturated Fat 5.1 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 319 mg
Potassium 319 mg
Total Carbohydrate 10.8 g
Dietary Fiber 2.5 g
Sugars 2.5 g
Protein 7.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.5

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