Vegan Jalapeno Cream Cheese Spread

Amazingly easy homemade vegan cream cheese spread, seasoned with nutritional yeast, lime juice, and jalapenos for an extra kick.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Additional Time:
8 hrs
Total Time:
8 hrs 15 mins
2 cups


  • 2 cups unsalted raw cashews

  • 2 small jalapeno chiles, seeded and finely chopped

  • 2 tablespoons lime juice

  • 2 cloves garlic

  • 1 ½ teaspoons nutritional yeast

  • ½ teaspoon Himalayan salt


  1. Soak cashews in a bowl of water, 8 hours to overnight.

  2. Drain cashews and discard water. Combine cashews, jalapenos, lime juice, garlic, nutritional yeast, and salt in the bowl of a food processor; blend until smooth and creamy, 10 to 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

48 Calories
4g Fat
3g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 32
Calories 48
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 38mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 1mg 4%
Calcium 1mg 0%
Potassium 6mg 0%

* 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.