What You'll Need
1 cup raw cashews
Juice of ½ lemon
1 Tbsp nutritional yeast
Salt (optional) and freshly ground black pepper
How to Make It
1 Soak the cashews in 1 cup of water for at least 2 hours. Drain.
2 Place the cashews, lemon juice, and nutritional yeast in a blender and blend until smooth, adding 1 Tbsp of water at a time, or up to 1 cup, to make the cashew mixture creamy but not runny. Season to taste with salt (optional) and pepper.
3 Refrigerate until cool.
To make herbed cashew cheese, add 2 Tbsp of chopped fresh rosemary and 2 Tbsp of chopped fresh dill, stirring them in with a spoon.
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