Vegan Feta Cheese – Loving It Vegan

This vegan feta tastes similar to the true factor! It additionally crumbles similar to actual feta and is savory, salty and completely divine! 

Cubes of vegan feta cheese in a black bowl.

This vegan feta cheese is superb. It’s tacky, salty, wealthy and tangy, every part you need feta to be.

It additionally crumbles like actual feta and when you’ve got this on a Greek salad you’ll actually not know the distinction. The cubes of dairy free feta can be smashed up on a cracker very deliciously or crumbled over vegan pizza.

Making agency vegan cheeses from scratch is massive enjoyable, take a look at our vegan cheddar cheese and cashew cheese. Each are agency sliceable cheeses which can be good for a cheese board.

You’ll additionally love our vegan camembert, vegan brie, vegan cheese ball and vegan halloumi.

Vegan feta on top of a Greek salad.

How To Make Vegan Feta Cheese

You can see full directions and measurements within the recipe card on the backside of the put up. It is a abstract of the method to associate with the method images.

Add uncooked cashews, agency tofu, water, lemon juice, white vinegar, dietary yeast, salt, garlic powder and onion powder to the blender.

Ingredients for cheese mix added to blender jug.

Mix till clean. It is going to be thick. Put aside. 

Blended ingredients in blender jug.

Put together an 8×4 loaf pan by spraying it with non-stick spray. Put aside. 

Then, (not pictured), add a cup of water and a tablespoon of agar agar powder to a saucepan and produce to the boil stirring always. When it begins boiling, set a timer and let it boil (when you proceed to stir) for 1 minute. 

Transferring in a short time (because the agar begins to arrange quick), pour out the agar/water combine into the blender with the opposite substances and mix in rapidly. Then, once more in a short time, pour this out into your ready 8×4 loaf pan. 

Easy it down after which place into the fridge to set (about an hour). 

Vegan cheese mix in a loaf pan.

As soon as the cheese has set, loosen the edges with a knife after which tip it out onto a wood board. 

Vegan cheese on a cutting board.

Reduce it into thick slices.

Vegan cheese cut into slices.

Then minimize the slices into cubes.  

Cubes of vegan feta in a glass dish.

Place the cubes right into a bowl with a lid, add some dried oregano and dried dill (non-obligatory) after which placed on the lid and rotate the bowl so that every one the items of feta get evenly lined. 

Cubes of vegan feta in glass bowl with dried herbs.

Your vegan feta cheese is able to serve.

Vegan feta and dried herbs in a glass bowl.

Ingredient Notes

Cashews. There is no such thing as a have to soak the cashews when you’ve got a robust blender like a Vitamix. Should you don’t have a robust blender then soak the cashews for quarter-hour. Add them to a bowl, pour over boiling sizzling water from the kettle, and depart them to soak for quarter-hour. Then drain them and proceed with the recipe.

Should you nonetheless discover it troublesome to mix then add a tablespoon or two additional water however then be certain to take away that from the water within the saucepan earlier than you add your agar agar powder so that you simply don’t find yourself with a dairy free feta that’s too mushy. 

Agar agar powder. This have to be agar agar powder and never the flakes. Should you can solely get agar flakes then use 3 occasions the quantity. You may find yourself with a cheese that could be a bit too agency, because the ratio isn’t good. So it’s higher to make use of the agar agar powder as that’s how this recipe was designed. 

Agency tofu. Use agency or additional agency tofu on this recipe. Silken tofu creates a texture that’s too mushy and spongey for this.  

Vegan feta with oregano and dill in a black bowl.

Serving Recommendations

Serve it in a Vegan Greek Salad or crumbled on high of a vegan pasta salad or vegan macaroni salad (or any salad). Smash it up on a cracker or crumble it over vegan pizza.

It’s additionally superior as a part of a vegan cheese board or served with any vegan pasta dish. 

Vegan feta with oregano and dill on top of a Greek salad.

Storing and Freezing

Preserve it in a sealed container within the fridge and it’ll keep recent for round per week. 

It additionally freezes very properly and might be frozen for as much as 3 months.

Vegan feta cheese crumbled on top of a salad.

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Cubes of vegan feta cheese in a black bowl.

Vegan Feta

This vegan feta tastes similar to the true factor! It additionally crumbles similar to actual feta and is savory, salty and completely divine!

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Course: Appetizer, Aspect

Delicacies: Greek

Weight loss plan: Vegan

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook dinner Time: 10 minutes

Whole Time: 25 minutes

Servings: 10 servings

Energy: 102kcal

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Directions

  • Add the uncooked cashews, agency tofu, ¼ cup water, lemon juice, white vinegar, dietary yeast, salt, garlic powder and onion powder to the blender and mix. It is going to be thick. Put aside. 

  • Put together an 8×4 loaf pan by spraying it with non-stick spray. Put aside. 

  • Add one cup of water and a tablespoon of agar agar powder to a saucepan and produce to the boil stirring always. When it begins boiling, set a timer and let it boil (when you proceed to stir) for 1 minute. 

  • Transferring in a short time, because the agar begins to arrange quick, pour out the agar/water combine into the blender with the opposite substances and mix in rapidly. Then, once more in a short time, pour this out into your ready loaf pan. 

  • Easy it down after which place into the fridge and depart it to set. 

  • As soon as the feta cheese has set, loosen the edges with a knife and tip it out onto a wood board. 

  • Reduce it into slices after which minimize the slices into cubes. 

  • Place the cubes right into a bowl with a lid, add the dried oregano and dried dill (non-obligatory) after which placed on the lid and rotate the bowl so that every one the items of feta get evenly lined. 

  • Now your vegan feta is able to serve. 

  • Preserve it saved within the fridge and revel in inside a couple of week. It is usually freezer pleasant in the event you assume chances are you’ll not end it inside per week.

Notes

  1. Cashews. We didn’t soak the cashews first, however we’re utilizing a Vitamix. Should you assume your blender may wrestle, then soak the cashews in sizzling water for quarter-hour. 
  2. Agar agar powder. This have to be the agar agar powder and never the flakes. Should you’re utilizing the flakes you will want to make use of 3 occasions as a lot to get the identical end result. 
  3. Servings. This recipe makes round 22 ounces (623g) of vegan feta cheese which is round 10 servings. 
  4. Storing: Preserve it in a sealed container within the fridge and it’ll keep recent for round per week. It additionally freezes very properly and might be frozen for as much as 3 months.

Diet

Serving: 1Serve | Energy: 102kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 5g | Fats: 7g | Saturated Fats: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fats: 2g | Monounsaturated Fats: 3g | Sodium: 586mg | Potassium: 137mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 5IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg

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