Vegan Smoked Jalapeno Cheddar Cheese

4 SmartPoints
Prep time: 3:10  Cook time: 0:05 Serves: 12

 

Vegan Smoked Jalapeño Cheddar Cheese 

 

Ingredients

 

  • 1 ½ cups water
  • 1 cup cashews
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 ½ Tbsp smoked paprika
  • 1 Tbsp jalapeno, minced
  • ¼ tsp turmeric
  • ¼ tsp onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp agave nectar
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • pinch salt
  • 1 Tbsp agar agar

Method

  1. Add ¾ cup water and all ingredients (except agar agar) into blender and blend. 
  2. Set a small saucepan over medium-high heat and add the remaining ¾ cup water and agar. Bring to simmer and stir constantly. 
  3. Remove from heat and stir in the blended cashew mixture. Pour into a mold and chill 2-3 hours.