Cashew Nut Cheese

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This is a non-dairy 'cheese' recipe made from cashews (or cashew butter). It is a great cheese substitute and can be used on a roasted red pepper panini sandwich, a fancy ham and cheese sandwich, an artichoke heart wrap (that recipe is soon to come), etc.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
Servings:
10
Yield:
1 1/2 cups

Ingredients

  • 2 cups unsalted roasted cashews

  • 2 ½ tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar (Optional)

  • ¼ cup almond milk

  • 2 tablespoons tahini

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon salt (Optional)

  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ¼ teaspoon ground white pepper

  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 1 ½ cloves garlic, peeled

Directions

  1. Blend cashews, oil, and sugar together in a food processor or blender until smooth. Add almond milk, tahini, onion powder, salt, garlic powder, and white pepper; blend until well mixed. Add red bell pepper, lemon juice, and garlic and blend until creamy.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

212 Calories
18g Fat
11g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 212
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 23%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Sodium 300mg 13%
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 5%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 16mg 81%
Calcium 33mg 3%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 203mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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