Glass jar with a spoon in it filled with vegan cashew ricotta

Vegan Cashew Ricotta Cheese

A vegan cashew ricotta cheese recipe that takes only 5 minutes to make. Creamy in flavor and the perfect texture for everything from lasagna to pizza!

Course Sauce
Cuisine Italian
Keyword dairy free ricotta, vegan ricotta recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 239 kcal
Author Sophia DeSantis


  • 2 cups raw cashews , soaked overnight (see note)
  • 1/4 cup water , add more if you want a more liquid texture
  • 3 tablespoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper , optional
US Customary - Metric


  1. Put all ingredients into a food processor and blend until it resembles a ricotta like texture.

Recipe Notes

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Cashew Ricotta Cheese
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Fat 18g28%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 179mg7%
Potassium 283mg8%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 0IU0%
Vitamin C 0.2mg0%
Calcium 16mg2%
Iron 2.9mg16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.