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Simple Vegan Cashew Cream | The Flexitarian

Simple Vegan Cashew Cream

Whether you are vegan or simply looking to cut down on dairy, this simple vegan cashew cream is an essential staple you will keep on coming back to.
5 from 2 votes
DieTARY CHOICEDairy-Free Recipes, Egg-Free Recipes, Gluten-Free Recipes, Raw Recipes, Soya-Free Recipes, Vegan Recipes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Sauces & Condiments
Cuisine English
Servings 1 jar
Calories 830 kcal

Equipment

  • bowl
  • Blender

Ingredients
 
 

  • 150 g cashews
  • 200 ml water
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • juice of 1 lemon - to taste

Instructions
 

  • Place cashews in a bowl. Cover with water. Set aside to soak for 4hrs to overnight.
  • Drain cashews. Place in a blender with 200ml water [US 3/4 cup]. Blend until smooth. Add lemon juice, and salt to taste.

OPTIONAL ADD-ONS:

  • add nutritional yeast + 1 garlic clove (for cheesy flavour), sriracha or hot sauce + 1 garlic clove (for something spicier), maple syrup (for something sweeter as an alternative to whipped cream) etc...

Nutrition

Serving: 35gCalories: 830kcalCarbohydrates: 45gProtein: 27gFat: 66gSaturated Fat: 12gPolyunsaturated Fat: 12gMonounsaturated Fat: 36gSodium: 1208mgPotassium: 990mgFiber: 5gSugar: 9gVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 62mgIron: 10mg
Keyword cream
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