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Cashew Cheese

Healthy, Non-Dairy Alternative to Cheese
Prep Time3 hrs
Cook Time5 mins
Resting Time1 d
Total Time1 d 3 hrs 5 mins

Ingredients

  • cups raw cashews
  • ¼ cup room temperature water (or more as needed)
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2-4 cloves garlic (or ¼-½ tsp garlic powder, use more or less depending on how much of a garlic flavor you want)
  • ½ tsp salt

Optional

  • 1 tbsp sacha inchi powder (Sacha inchi powder has a warm, nutty taste, adding more depth to your cashew cheese)

Instructions

  • Soak cashews in a large bowl of water for 2-3 hours. (Up to 10 hours, can leave overnight)
  • Drain cashews, and place in a food processor with the remaining ingredients
  • Blend until smooth. Consistency should be similar to hummus. You may add more water for desired consistency.
  • Place cashew cheese mixture into a container, cover, and refrigerate for 1 day.
  • Serve and enjoy!