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Vegan Ricotta Cheese ( healthy and easy ! )

A simple vegan ricotta recipe that is gluten-free, healthy and oil free. Only 8 ingredients required. Perfect as a dip for crackers, raw veggies and more !
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 5 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 1 cup of ricotta


  • 1 small red onion sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 150 g extra firm tofu
  • 2 tablespoon nutritional yeast
  • 1 tablespoon cashew butter*
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon miso ( optional )
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • Start by heating up some oil in a pan. Add in the onion and garlic and let it saute for a few minutes, or until the onions are translucent. ( skip the oil to make it oil free )
  • Add in all ingredients in your food processor or blender and blend until smooth.
  • Serve and enjoy !


  • You can substitute the cashew butter with raw cashews. Simply soak ⅛ cup of cashews overnight. Alternatively, you can soak it in hot water for 20 minutes.
Keyword gluten-free, tofu, vegan cheese
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