The Ultimate Vegan Guide-Appendix D

Appendix D

Cashew Cheese

People have been asking for my cashew cheese recipe ever since I mentioned it in Vegan: The New Ethics of Eating. Cashew cheese is a perfect pizza topping, and it’s also great for grilled cheese sandwiches. Eating it with sprouts on a bagel may also make you happy.

Ingredients

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1 Tablespoon tamari

1 Tablespoon olive oil

1 Tablespoon water

1 Tablespoon nutritional yeast

1 Tablespoon sliced or chopped jarred pimento

1 cup raw unsalted cashews

 

2 Tablespoons raw tahini

Directions

Put all of the ingredients in a food processor and process with blade until completely smooth. In a pinch, you can use a blender to do this, but chances are you’ll need to dilute the mixture with additional water to attain proper smoothness.

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