Why buy when you can make your own? Make this amazingly tasty vegan cashew-based cheese, seasoned with agave nectar, nutritional yeast, and smoked paprika. Perfect for melting, grating, and slicing!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
12 mins
additional:
3 hrs
total:
3 hrs 27 mins
Servings:
12
Yield:
2 small cheese wheels
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Soak cashews in a bowl of water for 2 hours.

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  • Mix agar with 1/2 cup water in a saucepan over low heat. Simmer until agar is fully dissolved, about 7 minutes.

  • Drain and rinse cashews. Place cashews, remaining 1/2 cup water, nutritional yeast, lemon juice, smoked paprika, agave, garlic, arrowroot, salt, and turmeric in a blender; blend until smooth and creamy, about 10 minutes.

  • Pour cashew cream into agar mixture; bring to a boil until a thicker batter forms, about 5 minutes. Spread into 2 ramekins and chill in the refrigerator for 1 hour.

Nutrition Facts

45 calories; protein 1.8g 4% DV; carbohydrates 4.6g 2% DV; fat 2.6g 4% DV; cholesterol 0mg; sodium 195.9mg 8% DV. Full Nutrition
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