Gracious Vegan Parmesan Cheese

By the Gracious Vegan

The difference between this recipe and most vegan Parmesan cheese recipes is the addition of a little miso paste. The miso adds a salty umami undertone that works well with the nutritional yeast to mimic Parmesan. Although this “cheese” does not melt, it can play many of the roles that dairy-based Parmesan can. 

Makes a little over 1 cup

Add to a food processor and mix/pulse until a fine meal is achieved. 

  • 1 cup raw cashews (not soaked)
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons yellow or white miso paste
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Timing: 5 minutes

Nutrition: whole-food unprocessed


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