Vegan Parmesan Cheese Shaken on Pizza

Parmesan Cheese with Cashews (Vegan)

Keyword: Plant-based, vegan, Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 37 kcal
Author: Cindy Rainey

This easy to make vegan parmesan cheese has a big bold cheesy flavor but is made with cashews and nutritional yeast.



  • 1 cup cashew nuts raw
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  1. Put all ingredients in a dry high-speed blender.

  2. In short bursts, blend or process a few times until mixture resembles a slightly chunky parmesan cheese.  

  3. Put in sealed container to store.  

Recipe Notes

This recipe contains nuts.  Safety first! If you serve to others you must disclose that this recipe contains nuts as parmesan cheese typically does not contain nuts.  

Nutrition Facts
Parmesan Cheese with Cashews (Vegan)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 37 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2g 3%
Sodium 117mg 5%
Potassium 53mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Protein 1g 2%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.