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Vegan Cream Cheese Recipe

Looking for an easy Vegan Cream Cheese recipe? Learn how to make Vegan Cream Cheese using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by berriesandyogurt

Makes 6 servings



Yummy "cream cheese" with no animal products! Also low in fat and high in protein.

Recipe Ingredients for Vegan Cream Cheese

8 oz
1 1/2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
1 teaspoon sugar free Maple Syrup
1/4 teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon Nutritional Yeast Flakes

Recipe Directions for Vegan Cream Cheese

  1. Allow tofu to sit wrapped in a kitchen towel or paper towel for 30 minutes to draw out excess moisture. Combine all ingredients in a blender and process until smooth. Pour into a bowl and chill. For some flavored variations, try mixing in the following:

  2. Herbed - 1 clove Minced Garlic, teaspoon Dried Dill, teaspoon Dried Rosemary, teaspoon Dried Thyme, and teaspoon Dried Parsley.

  3. Caraway - 1 clove Minced Garlic, 1 Tablespoon Chopped Capers, 2 teaspoons Ground Caraway.

  4. Date & Nut ? cup Chopped Pitted Dates or Raisins, cup Chopped Walnuts, teaspoon cinnamon, may add a touch of additional maple syrup for a sweet variety.

  5. Pineapple ? cup drained, crushed pineapple.

  6. Veggie - 1 clove Minced Garlic, 1 Minced Scallion/Green Onions, 1 Small Carrot, Finely Grated, cup Minced Red Bell Pepper, cup Chopped Fresh Parsley.

  7. Herb & Tomato ? 3 Tablespoons Tomato Paste, 1 teaspoon Onion Powder, teaspoon Garlic Powder, teaspoon Dried Thyme, teaspoon Paprika, 1/8 teaspoon Ground Dill, Pinch of Cayenne Pepper.

  8. Salmon ? cup Flaked Barbeque Style Salmon, 2 Tablespoons Minced Scallion/Green Onions or teaspoon Dill

Categories

Snacks, Puree, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 42.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
24
Calories from Fat
6
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
0.7g
1%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
70mg
2%
Total Carbohydrates
1.3g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0.1g
0%
Sugars
0.4g
Protein
2.9g
Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 3%
Calcium 1% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in iron
  • High in magnesium
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in vitamin C
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