Easy and Healthy Vegetarian Cashew Crema Recipe For Many Meals

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Do you know what cashew crema is?  I didn’t know myself, but after we made this recipe, our family is hooked! It is great for so many meals and the prep time is minimal.

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Ingredients neeeded for cashew crema sauce

What ingredients are needed for cashew crema?

  • 2 cups Cashews
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste
Here are the Cashew Crema Instructions

Here are the Cashew Crema Instructions

  • Place the 2 cups of vegetable broth in your blender
  • Add 2 cups raw cashews
  • Add 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Add salt and pepper to taste.
  • Blend all of the ingredients together until it has a smooth consistency. 
You can serve this crema with many recipes, and anything that needs a cream sauce.

You can serve this crema with many recipes, and anything that needs a cream sauce.

Is cashew cream healthier than cream?

It is high in protein, simple ingredients, and healthy fat. There is also no dairy which makes it a great option for individuals who are looking for a dairy-free alternative to cream.  This is also a vegan friendly recipe. 

What is cashew cream a substitute for?

We like to serve it in place of an Alfredo sauce on pasta. In addition to that, we opt to serve it on our spaghetti squash in place of noodles for a healthy high protein, and low carb meal. You can find our spaghetti squash recipe here.

You can also use this as a substitute sour cream or Mexican crema on any of your favorite Mexican dishes including tacos or enchiladas.

What is cashew cream made of?

  • 2 cups Cashews
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

How long does cashew cream last?

It can last in the fridge for 3 days.  You can also store it in the freezer since it is dairy free. 

What other flavors could you add? Squeezing lime and adding lime juice, garlic, onions, apple cider vinegar, beans, nutritional yeast, white wine vinegar, vanilla, maple syrup, sweet cream, and heavy cream.

I love that this recipe adds so much fiber to your diet.

Easy and Healthy Vegetarian Cashew Crema Recipe For Many Meals Video

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Do you know what cashew crema is?  I didn't know myself, but after we made this recipe, our family is hooked!  It is great for so many meals.

Easy and Healthy Vegetarian Cashew Crema Recipe For Many Meals

Do you know what cashew crema is? I didn’t know myself, but after we made this recipe, our family is hooked! It is great for so many meals.
Course Cook: Tips and Recipes
Cuisine American
Keyword cashew crema
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 201kcal
Author Chas

Ingredients

  • 2 cups Cashews
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the 2 cups vegetable broth in your blender
  • Add 2 cups cashews
  • Add 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • Add salt and pepper to taste
  • Blend all of the ingredients together until smooth.

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How are cashews grown? You can find the answer to that here

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