Easy Vegan Parmesan Recipe! Made with 5 ingredients and is ready in just 15 minutes. This Vegan Parmesan Cheese recipe is raw vegan and a pantry staple to use in so many different vegan recipes.Jump to Recipe
This recipe is so simple and used in so many different dishes. I use this vegan parmesan in almost all of my pasta recipes or when you need a savory addition to a recipe.
Made with 5 simple pantry staples you’ll be ready to use this recipe in less than 15 minutes!
Ingredients to make Vegan Parmesan Recipe
To make this vegan parmesan recipe you’ll need only 5 common pantry staples. Gather up the following ingredients:
- Raw cashews
- Nutritional yeast
- Garlic powder
- Onion powder
How to make vegan parmesan recipe
You’ll need a food processor or a high-speed blender to make this vegan parmesan. Here’s the simple process:
What is vegan parmesan made from?
This vegan parmesan is made from raw cashews, nutritional yeast, salt, garlic powder, and onion powder.
How do I substitute nutritional yeast for parmesan cheese?
If you don’t want to make these vegan parmesan cheese you can sprinkle nutritional yeast over the top of any dish that calls for parmesan cheese. Nutritional yeast will add a cheesy flavor however, it lacks salt.
How to store vegan parmesan cheese?
You can keep this vegan parmesan in the fridge for up to two weeks, in an airtight container.
How to customize vegan parmesan recipe?
You can try mixing spices to develop different flavors of vegan parmesan. Other options could be using smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, or cajun.
What to use vegan parmesan in?
You can use this recipe whenever a dish calls for parmesan cheese. It’s common to use this in pasta dishes, sprinkled over salads, or over vegan pizza!
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Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Easy Vegan Parmesan Recipe! Made with 5 ingredients and is ready in just 15 minutes. This Vegan Parmesan Cheese recipe is raw vegan and a pantry staple to use in so many different vegan recipes.
- 1 cup raw cashews
- 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
- 1/2 tsp salt
- 1/4 tsp garlic powder
- 1/4 tsp onion powder
Place all the ingredients in a high-speed blender or food processor. Pulse until you get a coarse consistency. You may need to scratch the sides a few times with a spatula.
Add additional salt and seasonings to taste as needed.
Optional: Add a pinch of turmeric powder to enhance the color of the vegan parmesan.
Store this vegan parmesan in the fridge for up to two weeks in an air-tight container.
Cashew nuts can be replaced with raw sunflower seeds. The result is a bit different but delicious too.
You can try mixing spices to develop flavors of vegan parmesan. Other options could be using smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, or your favorite cajun spice.