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Vegan Parmesan Cheese Shaken on Pizza

Parmesan Cheese with Cashews (Vegan)

Course: Topping
Cuisine: American, Italian
Keyword: Plant-based, vegan, Vegan Parmesan Cheese
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 20
Calories: 37kcal
Author: Cindy Rainey
This easy to make vegan parmesan cheese has a big bold cheesy flavor but is made with cashews and nutritional yeast.
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  • 1 cup cashew nuts raw
  • 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder


  • Put all ingredients in a dry high-speed blender.
  • In short bursts, blend or process a few times until mixture resembles a slightly chunky parmesan cheese.  
  • Put in sealed container to store.  


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.  


Calories: 37kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 2g | Sodium: 117mg | Potassium: 53mg | Calcium: 2mg | Iron: 0.5mg