Delicious Cashew Cheese

by | Feb 6, 2020 | Gluten Free, Recipes, Sauces & Gravies


1 cup raw cashew nuts, washed

1 cup hot water

1/3 cup nutritional yeast flakes

1/3 cup pimentos

2 ½ tablespoons lemon juice

1 cup plain, organic non-GMO soy milk (or nondairy milk of choice)

1 ½ teaspoons onion powder

1/8 teaspoon garlic powder

1 1/4 teaspoons salt


Blend rinsed cashews and water for 2 minutes or until very creamy. Dip a rubber spatula into the blended cheese, when you lift it out, notice if there are pieces of cashew on the spatula. If so, blend some more, until it is a smooth mixture.

Add the rest of the ingredients and blend until smooth.

Pour into a medium pot and bring to a boil, stirring frequently to prevent scorching.

When cheese thickens, remove from heat. If cheese is too thick, add nondairy milk to reduce thickness.

Makes 2 ½ cups.

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