Garlic & Thyme Cream Cheese

Preparation info

  • Makes

    1 pot

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

So Vegan in 5: Over 100 super simple and delicious 5-ingredient recipes

So Vegan in 5

By Roxy Pope and Ben Pook

Published 2018

  • About

Vegan cheese recipes can often be very fiddly and time-consuming, but not this one. We use cashews for their creamy texture and we’ve made it as easy as possible for you to make at home. Great on crackers and toast, or do what we do and add it as another tasty layer to a sandwich.


  • 250 g raw cashews
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice


Transfer the cashews to a small bowl and cover with hot water from the kettle. Leave to soak for 20 minutes. Drain the cashews and add them to a food processor.

Peel the garlic and add the clove to the food processor along with the lemon juice, nutritional yeast, 130 ml of cold water and a