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

Vegan Cashew Ricotta Cheese Recipe

Creamy, tangy and perfect for everything from lasagna to pizza. This vegan cashew ricotta cheese recipe takes only 5 minutes to make!

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 , 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 Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 239 Calories from Fat 162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 18g 28%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 179mg 7%
Potassium 283mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0.3%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 16%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.