Vegan Ricotta "Cheese"

Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipe

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Kate O'Neill


If you are vegan or have vegans to feed, or even someone with lactose intolerance, this is a great substitute for ricotta cheese to use in lasagne, on pasta, or just to dip veggies or bread into.


★★★★★ 2 votes

10 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 Tbsp
    non-hydrogenated vegan margarine
  • 1 pkg
    silken tofu - thoroughly mashed
  • 1/2 c
    nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 c
    vegan soy milk
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    spike seasoning
  • 1/2 tsp
    dry mustard

How to Make Vegan Ricotta "Cheese"


  1. Melt margarine on stove on medium heat.
  2. Add the mashed tofu, mix, turn up temp.
  3. Add yeast, paprika, salt, mixed seasoning, mustard powder, and mayo, and mix well.
  4. Saute for 3-4 min. then add soymilk, lower temp and let simmer 5 min, stirring occasionally.
  5. Serve!

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About Vegan Ricotta "Cheese"

Course/Dish: Spreads
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian

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