These vegan cheese recipes are so tasty, you will never want to touch “real” dairy again.
Vegan Cheese Recipes
Study shows that most people are afraid to switch from vegetarianism because they think they can’t give up cheese. It’s true that store-bought products are usually expensive, full of chemicals and don’t taste very good. But what if you could make your own cheese at home, customized by your own taste and preference?
Luckily, we have created a huge collection of the best, tested vegan cheese recipes that have proven to be even better than the original ones. These cheeses are so tasty that you will never be able to tell the difference!
Basic Vegan Cheese Recipes
Recipe for the vegan version of Mozzarella cheese. Originated from Italy, it’s a semi-soft brined cheese with a fresh aroma.
This recipe is perfect to use in a Caprese salad (mix with tomato slices and fresh basil leaves). The cheese is creamy and makes for delicious bite sized slices.
A tasty and easy tofu based recipe for those who prefer beans over nuts.
Recipe for the vegan version of Cheddar cheese. Originated from England, it’s a hard cheese with a creamy flavor.
Sometimes it’s just great to have a cheese sauce at hand. It’s ideal for veggies slices or even for pasta. The bright yellow color of this sauce can even be a good decorating element.
This one is for lovers of hot flavors. Jalapeno and smoke is a great pairing, especially in cheese.
Recipe for the vegan version of Parmesan cheese. Originated in Italy, it’s a hard cheese with a crystalline texture and strong aroma.
Are you craving Parmesan cheese but don’t want to spend hours looking for it in vegan shops? This super easy recipe has come for the rescue.
Probably, the most perfect and authentic vegan Parmesan cheese recipe that you will find. The similarity is absolutely crazy. Totally addictive!
Recipe for the vegan version of Camembert cheese. Originated in France, it’s a soft cheese with a buttery and creamy texture and bloomy rind.
Recipe for the vegan version of Smoked Gouda cheese. Originated in the Netherlands, it’s a hard cheese with a buttery texture and smoky aroma.
Recipe for the vegan version of feta cheese. Originated in Greece, it’s a soft cheese with a creamy texture and strong salty flavor.
13. Tofu Feta
An effortless and super fast way to create feta cheese. Perfectly healthy alternative and optimal for busy weekdays too.
Recipe for the vegan version of Pepper Jack cheese. Originated in the U.S.A., it’s a semi-soft cheese with a creamy texture and herbal aroma.
15. Aged Blue Cheese
Recipe for the vegan version of Roquefort cheese. Originated in France, it’s a semi-soft cheese with creamy texture, blue color and tangy flavor.
Vegan Creamy Cheese Recipes
Recipe for the vegan version of Ricotta cheese. Originated in Italy, it’s a fresh firm cheese with a fluffy texture and sweet flavor.
17. Ricotta Cheese
This Ricotta is the perfect cream cheese for crackers and sandwiches.
18. Cottage Cheese
Recipe for the vegan version of cottage cheese. Originated in the U.K., it’s a soft cheese with a creamy texture and sweet flavor.
Take cream cheese and spiciness to create a fitting extra flavor for any Mexican food.
If you are allergic to nuts or just don’t like them, you can make this delicious coconut cheese recipe. It’s just as tasty as the nut-based ones.
Any veggies can be eaten with a good appetite if they are drenched in an amazing cheese sauce, right? Perfect for kids or vegetable-hating adults.
This super minimal cream cheese is only simple in its looks. The taste is like an amazing, creamy heaven.
23. Cheese Fondue
It’s scientifically proven that literally everyone will love you if you host a fondue party with a delicious vegan cheese sauce. You already have the recipe, now onto the guest list!
Mac and cheese can be a healthy meal choice if made with this tasty vegan cheese sauce. How amazing is that?
25. Nacho Cheese
After making this divine vegan nacho cheese, you won’t even be able to look in the direction of store-bought ones. It’s truly amazing.
Vegan Cheese Ball Recipes
26. Nut Cheese Ball
Cheese balls are great for parties and get-togethers but cheese rolls are even better. Decorate them with nuts and dried fruit for a beautiful and mouth-watering appetizer.
Pistachios don’t get half of the spot light they deserve. It is such a versatile nut with a superb flavor and other properties that for example make it great with cheese.
You don’t have to shed tears for you can never eat goat cheese again. This finger licking recipe has been created and it is exquisite. Made with dried tomatoes and pesto it is a rich and hearty cheese.
Extremely easy to make, silky and luscious cheese that’s definitely not just for pistachio lovers.
Herbs and garlic were made for cheese like this one. Cracker up and enjoy the wonderfully distinct flavors.
The best way to use almonds in a savory recipe is probably by making these 3 cheese variations. Must have with white wine!
Vegan Sweet Cheese Recipes
It’s hard to believe how easy and creative this cream cheese recipe is. Perfectly healthy and guilt-free.
A cashew based frosting if you like to use protein-rich ingredients in your desserts. Or just eat it right out of the jar with a spoon.
Vegan Cheese Platter Recipes
Cheese platters are probably the easiest but at the same time most impressive way to awe your guests. This one is so simple, you can even make it on a 60 minutes’ notice.
If you are struggling to come up with creative and filling dinners, we suggest you try creating cheese platters a few times week. You will be surprised how filling and satisfying they are.
36. 3-Cheese Platter
Colorful, full of healthy and tasty food. What else do you need for the perfect and impressive cheese platter?
What meals to serve with vegan cheese?
What are *your* favorite Homemade Vegan Cheese Recipes?
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