Vegan Substitute for Goat Cheese or Chevre

Updated on: 16.12.2020
vegan substitute for goat cheese
vegan substitute for goat cheese

In this article, we will teach you how to make your very own delicious cultured vegan substitute for goat cheese or chevre.

We will be using fermented cashew cream as a base, so make sure to have it prepared ahead of time. You will also need a small cake mold and cheesecloth.

The preparation time for the goat cheese itself is quite quick, however, preparing the fermented cheesy base it uses takes quite a bit of planning ahead.

If you are looking for a quick and easy vegan solution that just satisfies your cravings for creamy cheese, and you want to eat in a matter of minutes, check out this recipe that uses tofu. You can strain it through a cheesecloth to get a firmer structure.

On the other hand, if you do have the time and motivation to go the extra mile, give this fermented vegan goat cheese a try, it’s delicious and also incredibly healthy for your digestive system. You can read all about the benefits of fermented foods here.

vegan goat cheese serving
vegan goat cheese serving

How to Make a Vegan Substitute for Goat Cheese or Chevre

– Cultured vegan cheese base
– salt
– nutritional yeast or nooch

Additionally, you will need a cheesecloth and a small cake mold that will function as a cheese mold.

Total Time: 6 hours and 5 minutes

Combine the ingredients

Add lots of salt and nutritional yeast to the base. Mix thoroughly with a wooden or plastic spatula.

Load the cake model tray and cover

Pour the cultured cheese mixture into the cake mold that is covered with cheesecloth, so the mixture stays in the cheesecloth. Cover it over the top as well.

Press down and put in fridge for at least 6 hours

Press down on the cheese mixture in the cloth so it becomes firmer. Make sure the cheese is covered well with the cheesecloth and place the cake mold in the fridge for at least six hours, so the flavours connect well.

The vegan goat cheese will keep in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. However, it is so delicious you will surely eat it in 2 days max.

The awesome thing about it?
It’s vegan, super healthy for your microbiota, AND full of vitamins, so even if you eat the whole thing, you can do it completely guilt-free!

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