Vegan Cheese

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  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 15 mins
  • Makes: 12 to 16

An easy vegan cheese featuring a mixture of cashews and sunflower seeds. A perfect companion on a vegan cheese board that features pickled vegetables, crackers, marinated beans, and our tasty beet hummus.

Ingredients

Directions

    1. Soak cashews and sunflower seeds in filtered water for 8 to 12 hours. This process is best started the night before you plan to serve it.
    2. In the morning, combine soaked cashews and sunflower seeds in a blender or food processor along with remaining ingredients. Blend until smooth.
    3. Transfer to a triple-layered cheese cloth, twist cheese cloth and press into a flat plate or bowl that is about 6” in diameter. Transfer to refrigerator and let rest for another 8 to 12 hours.
    4. When ready to serve, unwrap the top of the cheese. Place a plate upside down on cheese. Flip cheese onto plate and remove remaining cheese cloth. Sprinkle with black pepper before serving.

     

    RECIPE TIP:
    This cheese is best made in a high-speed blender and a food processor suitable for solid foods.

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