Lemon Basil Faux Cheese

Lemon Basil Faux Cheese

Works great in a variety of recipes be it lasagna, pizza, or mac & cheese!
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Author Craig Tarvainen


  • 1 cup raw cashews Soak in water overnight. You may also simmer water and pour over cashews. Allow to soak for 1 hour.
  • 2 cloves garlic Peeled.
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 1/2 cups fresh basil leaves
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 3/4 tsp kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper To taste.
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder


  1. Drain and rinse cashews.
  2. Use a food processor to chop the garlic cloves and basil leaves.
  3. Add in the additional ingredients. Mixture should have the consistency of heavy cream.

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