Healthy Meal Prep
Best Vegan Homemade Melting Cheese Recipe

Best Vegan Homemade Melting Cheese


This simple and basic vegan cheese has that stretchy and melty quality of regular cheese; it is perfect for pizzas and sandwiches.


  • ½ cup raw cashews
  • 1 ¼ cups water
  • 2 tablespoons agar-agar powder
  • 1 ½ cups soy milk
  • 3 tablespoons almond flour
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 2 ½ tablespoons miso
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Place cashews in a bowl and cover with water; soak for 4 hours, or overnight. Drain.
  2. Place 1 1/4 cups water in a saucepan over high heat; bring to a boil. Add agar-agar powder and mix well until fully dissolved. Let it sit for 10 minutes.
  3. Combine agar mixture, soy milk, almond flour, vegetable oil, miso, lemon juice, vinegar, salt, and pepper in a blender; blend until smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes.
  4. Place mixture in a saucepan over medium heat; cook, stirring constantly, until it thickens, 7 to 10 minutes. Place in small ramekins, cover with plastic wrap, and chill in the refrigerator until set, about 2 hours. Grate before using.

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Nutritional Information

Best Vegan Homemade Melting Cheese

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 299.5
% Daily Value *
protein: 17 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 10 %
fat: 36 %
saturated fat: 19 %
vitamin a iu:
niacin equivalents: 18 %
vitamin b6: 9 %
vitamin c: 3 %
folate: 10 %
calcium: 5 %
iron: 13 %
magnesium: 30 %
potassium: 7 %
sodium: 34 %
thiamin: 19 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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