Zesty vegan cream cheese

A dairy-free alternative to the real thing.
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Recipe from: 15 February 2015
Preparation time: 5 min
Cooking time: 00:00


  • 1
    raw cashew nuts
  • 2
    filtered water
  • 2 cloves
    crushed garlic
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • 1
    white wine vinegar
  • zest of 1 lemon
  • 2
Servings: Change Serving



Start by soaking the cashews in water for up to 8 hours. Drain and place in a high speed food processor. Add the remaining ingredients and blend for 1 - 2 minutes. Add a splash or two of water if the mixture looks a bit crumbly. Blend again until completely smooth and creamy.

Serve right away or keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 1 week.

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