Pimiento Cheese

This incredibly easy plant cheese recipe features a wonderfully rich cheese flavor complemented perfectly by the sweet and aromatic pimiento pepper. Definitely one of my favorite cheeses now. Here is the full recipe.

Serves: 2.5 cups
  • Ingredients:
  • 2 cups raw cashews (soaked at least 3 hours or 1 hour in hot water, drained)
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon onion powder
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • ⅓ cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • ¼ teaspoon smijed paprika
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 4 oz jar of pimiento peppers (separate)
  1. Steps:
  2. Put all the ingredients in the blender, using half (2oz) of the pimiento peppers
  3. Blend until smooth
  4. Transfer to a blow and mix in the rest of the pimiento peppers
  5. Let rest in the fridge for 24 hours


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