Recipes » Appetizers » Garbanzo Cheeze
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  • 1 cup dry chickpeas, soaked in 3 cups water (plus more as needed) for at least 8 hours
  • 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 Tbsp tamari
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 ½ cup water
  • Pepper to taste


  • 1. After draining and rinsing the soaked chickpeas, add all ingredients to a blender.
  • 2. Blend until smooth.
  • 3. Add the blend to a saucepan and cook over medium heat until it thickens. It should be thicker than pancake batter.
  • 4. Transfer to a glass container and let it cool in a refrigerator for at least an hour.
  • 5. Flip cooled cheeze onto a serving plate or tray.
  • 6. Decorate with fresh herbs, if desired.

Cooking Tips

  • 1. A perfect alternative for a cheese board filled with fruits and crackers

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