Easy Vegan Sour Cream Plant-Based Recipe

This super easy vegan sour cream is delectably smooth and creamy, a little bit salty, and just sour enough to act as a stand-in for any “real” sour cream.

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So easy to make, too. You can whip a batch up in just a minute or two. Use it in any recipe calling for sour cream, like my Best Vegan Cheeseburger Dip recipe, for dips, sauces, or just one its own. I also use it in raw recipes, like this Raw Taco Salad.

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Cashews work best because they’re so creamy when blended, but macadamias would work great, too, as would almonds.

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Just a bit of lemon juice and salt and you have all the elements that make up sour cream … fat, salt, and sour. It’s not an identical match by any means. It’s not going to fool anyone, but it gets the job done.

 

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Just store in the fridge in an air-tight container for up to three days.

Easy Vegan Sour Cream

Cuisine Vegan
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 1/2 cups
Author Lisa Viger

Ingredients

  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Blend all ingredients in a high-speed blender until very smooth. Add more water if needed for blending. 

And that’s it. As simple as that!

 

 

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XO Lisa

 

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  1. Ttrockwood says:

    I love cashew cream!! Seriously i’ll put it on anything…..

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