Vegan Cashew Cheese (Stupidly Easy!)

Note: You will have to soak the cashews for at least 1 hour. You can soak them for up to 24 hours. The longer you soak them the more creamy they will become. If you don't want to soak them for 24 hours, soaking them for an hour is totally sufficient. 

Makes 1 cup (210g) Soy free / gluten free

Author Molly Patrick of Clean Food Dirty Girl


  • 1 cup cashews soaked in 3 cups of water for at least 1 hour. 130g, 709 ml
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice 10ml
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt 3g
  • 2 turns fresh black pepper
  • 1/4 cup water 60ml


  1. Soak, drain and rinse cashews.
  2. Place in a food processor, along with lemon juice, salt and black pepper.
  3. Pulse for about 1 minute to combine ingredients.
  4. Add water and process until completely smooth, about 2 -4 minutes.
  5. Is it seriously that simple? Yes lovers, it is. xo

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