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Cashew Sour Cream

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You will be surprised at how creamy and rich this non-dairy version of sour cream is. It is a perfect finish for many recipes in this book.

NotesTips

To soak the cashews for this recipe, cover with 4 cups (1 L) water. Set aside for 30 minutes. Drain, discarding soaking water. Rinse under cold running water until water runs clear.

Apple cider vinegar is a healthy addition to your diet. Be sure to use versions containing the “mother” Because they are fermented, they add healthy bacteria to your gut.Variations

Use this basic recipe to build upon and create other sauces. I like to add 2 tbsp (30 mL) rehydrated sun-dried tomatoes, 1 tsp (5 mL) smoked paprika and ½ tsp (2 mL) chili powder to create a smoky tomato cashew cream.

Makes3 cups (750 mL)

CostInexpensive

Easy

Total Timeunder 1 hour

Make Ahead RecipeYes

Dietary Considerationegg-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, lactose-free, peanut free, soy free, vegan, vegetarian

Equipmentblender

Five Ingredients or LessYes

Taste and Texturecreamy, savory, tangy

Type of Dishdip/spread, sauces

Ingredients

  • 2 cups raw cashews, soaked (see Notes) 500 mL
  • ¾ cup filtered water 175 mL
  • 1/3 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 75 mL
  • 2 tbsp apple cider vinegar (see Notes) 30 mL
  • 1 tsp fine sea salt 5 mL

Instructions

  1. In a blender, preferably a high-powered one, combine soaked cashews, water, lemon juice, vinegar and salt. Blend at high speed until smooth. Transfer to an airtight container and refrigerate for up to 5 days.

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