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Smoky Vegan Cheddar Cheese

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Description

Why buy when you can make your own? Make this amazingly tasty vegan cashew-based cheese, seasoned with smoked paprika.

Ingredients

1/2 cup cashews 55 g
3 tbsp nutritional yeast
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 tsp agar agar powder
1 tbsp cornstarch
1 tsp garlic powder
1 tsp smoked paprika
1/4 tsp turmeric
1 tsp salt
1 tsp maple syrup
1 tbsp lemon juice
1 1/2 cups water 375 ml

Directions

1
Soak the cashews in boiling water for 15 minutes.
2
Drain and transfer the cashews to the container of a blender.
3
Add the remaining ingredients and blend until smooth.
4
Pour the mixture in a saucepan, then bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly. When the mixture reaches the boiling point, keep simmering for 2 minutes, then remove from the heat. The mixture will be thick and ready to be poured into the ramekins.
5
Pour the mixture into the ramekins. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Enjoy.