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Ramikin filled with parmesan cheese with a spoon in it and cheese sprinkled around it and a mason jar filled as well.

Vegan Parmesan Cheese

With 5 minutes and 5 simple whole food ingredients you could be sprinkling this Vegan Parmesan Cheese on everything. It is easy to make and will take any dish up a notch or two!
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Italian-Inspired
Servings 16 servings


  • 1 cup raw unsalted cashews
  • 3 tbsp. nutritional yeast
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. onion powder


  • Add cashews, salt, nutritional yeast, garlic powder and onion powder into food processor.
  • Process until fine "parmesan cheese" like texture.
  • Sprinkle on pasta, salad, pizza, garlic bread or whatever your heart desires.
  • Enjoy!


  • Make sure not to over-process your "cheese" it can easily start to turn into a clumpy paste like texture if you do.
  • Store in an airtight container in the pantry for up to a month. It can also freeze for up to three months. 


Calories: 52kcalCarbohydrates: 3gProtein: 2gFat: 4gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 37mgPotassium: 90mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gCalcium: 3mgIron: 1mg
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