Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese

Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese

A yummy Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese Recipe that is a cross between Boursin & Hummus. Very versatile great for Crackers, Sandwiches & Sauces. This yielded a lot more than expected & lasts about 5 days. So halve the recipe if only for one or two

Ingredients for Garlic Cream Cheese

Phase 1

300 g Cashew Nuts

2 tbsp Coconut Oil (I highly recommend a really cheap one from Tesco in the international isle, I think its KTC but it is never on the website)

1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast

1 Lemon

2 Garlic Cloves

Equipment

Food Processor

Creating Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese

Phase 1
  1. Measure & rinse the 300 g Cashew Nuts
  2. Put the Cashew Nuts in a pan of water & bring them to the boil
  3. Leave to boil for 15 minutes
  4. Drain them & let them cool for 5 minutes
Phase 2
  1. Put the Cashew Nuts in a Food Processor with 30 ml of water
  2. Blend for 30 seconds
  3. Add the 2 tbsp Coconut Oil, 1 tbsp Nutritional Yeast & another 30 ml of water
  4. Blend for 30 seconds
Phase 3
  1. With a knife top & tail your 2 Garlic Cloves and stab through the thickest part of the clove
  2. Put in the microwave for 30 seconds
  3. Juice the 1 Lemon into a bowl over a sieve ensuring there are no pips
  4. Peel the Garlic Cloves and add them to the Food Processor along with the Lemon Juice
  5. Blend for 30 seconds
Vegan Garlic Cream Cheese
Phase 4
  1. Check there are no lumps in the mix, if there are use a spatula to push these to the bottom & blitz for another 10 seconds
  2. Scrape the mix out with a Silicone Spatula (if you have one, these are best for get the most mix out of the jug)
  3. Season the Cheesey Mix with Salt & Course Black Pepper.
    (With salt just try a pinch at a time, mix it and taste it. Much better to add a little at a time, than too much in one go).
  4. (Optional) Slice the chives any way you like & fold them in the mix
    (I did not do this but next time I definitely will)
  5. You can put the mix into a lined tin with greaseproof to mould it – if you like. However, next time I make this I am going to save myself the trouble & put it straight into a clean plastic tub with a sealed lid
  6. Put it in the fridge it will firm up but will be Fabulously Spreadable & Yummy

We also have a recipe for a Sliceable Vegan Cheese

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