5 from 1 vote
vegan cream cheese
Vegan Cream Cheese with Scallions and Cilantro {GF, Paleo}
Prep Time
10 mins
Total Time
10 mins
Six ingredient vegan cream cheese that is herb flavored with scallions and cilantro. GF + Paleo too. Makes for a perfect spread or dip for crackers.
Course: Appetizer, Dip
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: cream cheese, vegan
Servings: 12
Calories: 137 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 2 cups cashews halved and soaked in water overnight, then rinsed and drained
  • 4 tablespoons apple cider vinegar add less apple cider vinegar for a less acidic cream cheese, using 1-2 tablespoons instead
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 lemon zested
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon high quality extra virgin olive oil optional
  1. In a food processor process cashews, apple cider vinegar and lemon juice until smooth. This will take a few minutes.
  2. Place vegan cream cheese mixture into a bowl and add cilantro, green onions, lemon zest, nutritional yeast, salt, pepper and olive oil (optional).
  3. Mix until smooth.
  4. Serve as a dip with crackers, or spread on bread.