Eight Ingredient Melty Vegan Mozzarella Cheese
Melty vegan mozzarella cheese. Tangy flavor with a creamy, texture. Grate-able, semi-soft vegan cheese.
Gather Ingredients for Melty Vegan Mozzarella
This vegan mozzarella recipe is pretty easy and straightforward. The only part where you’ll want to pay particular attention is when you are cooking the cheese to ensure you do not burn. It’s a science! And one that’s well worth the patience to make your own tasty vegan version of mozzarella cheese.
Here’s what you will need:
- 1 cup cashew milk
- 1/4 cup warm water
- 2 Tablespoons nutritional yeast
- 2 teaspoons agar agar powder
- 3 Tbsp chickpea powder
- 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
- 7 teaspoons tapioca flour
- 1/4 cup cold water
Mix Vegan Cheese Ingredients
Add cashew milk, warm water, nutritional yeast, agar agar, chickpea flour, salt and garlic powder to a medium mixing bowl. Whisk until well combined. Then pour mixture into medium saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat.
Cook & Store Melty Vegan Mozzarella
Once the vegan cheese mixture begins to boil turn down the heat until it’s just barely boiling. Cook at this temperature for 5 minutes, stirring frequently.
While this is slowly boiling, add the tapicoa flour to the cold water and stir until dissolved. Add this starch mixture to cheese mixture and stir in with whisk. Ensuring there are no lumps. Cook for an additional 1 minute. The cheese mixture will be very thick and stretchy.
Store the cheese mixture in in glass container or prepared cheese mold for 3 hours in the refrigerator. Please note you must allow the cheese to cool in the refrigerator for at least 3 hours before attempted to grate/shred the cheese. Cheese may be stored covered for up to 5 days in the refrigerator and 3 months in the freezer.
Melty Vegan Mozzarella Cheese Recipe
How long can I store the vegan mozzarella?
This vegan cheese recipe may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months.