VEGAN Cottage Cheese Recipe

VEGAN Cottage Cheese Recipe


– Hi friends, it’s Sam. And today I’m gonna show you
how to make my quick and easy vegan cottage cheese. If you have a craving for cottage cheese whether you’re vegan, dairy-free, or you just want a healthier alternative this is a really quick and easy recipe to make and it’s strangely
a lot like the real deal. This tastes like cottage cheese, it looks like cottage cheese, and it’s super easy to make. Just the way we like it here in fuss-free vegan world. Boom. Now my recipe for vegan cottage cheese is super duper easy to make. Only six ingredients. And it takes about like 10 minutes. Store in an airtight
container in the fridge and you can have it for
breakfast, for lunch, however you want to enjoy cottage cheese. So let’s get to makin’
vegan cottage cheese. Now there are two parts to
making vegan cottage cheese. There is the liquidy liquid part. And then there is the crumbly part. So first we’re gonna make
the liquidy liquid part. These are technical terms, by the way. This is what they call it in the cottage cheese making world. No they don’t. To make the liquid part, the base will be made from
a soft or silken tofu. And I’m just gonna pop the whole thing straight into my blender. So on it’s own, soft tofu really doesn’t
have that much flavor, so to give it that kind
of cottage cheese flavor, I’m going to add one tablespoon
of nutritional yeast, apple cider vinegar, lemon juice, and lastly, salt. Now this is a little cheesy kinda trick I discovered along the way
of my vegan baking journey. I find that the combination of both apple cider vinegar and
lemon juice together really creates this odd like
tangy, cheesy kind of taste. I actually use this combination in my cream cheese frosting recipe. Putting vinegars in your
frosting sounds weird, I know. But it’s so good I’ve fooled people into thinking that my
cream cheese frosting wasn’t even vegan. Yeah, I know. So now I just wanna blend it up til it’s nice and smooth and
creamy and liquidy liquid. Gonna stop to scrape the sides just once. Just making sure that
I get it 100% smooth. Beautiful. Perfect. So this is the liquid part and you can see it’s nice
and smooth and creamy. Scrape all of this into a bowl. Not leaving any behind. We want all this goodness. And now to finish off the recipe, I have about half a block of
firm, or medium firm tofu here. And I just start crumbling it in. And this is what’s gonna provide those crumbly little bits of
texture into my cottage cheese. It’s really such an easy recipe. And it tastes surprisingly
a lot like cottage cheese. Then just stir in your tofu
crumbles and that’s it. We just made ourselves
some vegan cottage cheese. There might be some air bubbles
in there from the blender incorporating all that air, but those will die down. I haven’t even had breakfast yet so I’m going to cut up some fruit and serve this along with some fruit and give it a try. Breakfast time! Yeah, I haven’t had this in a while. I’m kind of excited. So I have my cottage cheese here. Look at that texture. Is that not cottage cheese, or what? Serve myself some vegan cottage cheese. I have some cantaloupe,
sliced strawberries, and blueberries. And yeah, look how pretty that is. I love a good fruit bowl, so delicious. Smells like cottage cheese. You could also add granola. You could serve it in a cantaloupe. However you like to
enjoy your cottage cheese is the way you should do it. Let’s give this a try. I’m just gonna have straight up cottage cheese to start with. Look at that. Mmmmmm It’s creamy, it’s got that texture. There’s that cheesy tang there. Kinda salty. Really tastes like cottage cheese. How cool is that? Now I’m gonna have a
spoonful with fruit as well. This is a nice breakfast. Mmmmm I love the creamy, salty, tangy taste of the cottage cheese paired
with the sweet, rich fruit. It’s a good. Yeah. Vegan cottage cheese. I’m telling you, anything
can be made vegan. Challenge me. I dare you. I like it. Bring on the challenges. Woo! I hope you enjoyed this video. And if you do, let me
know by leaving a like. If there’s another kind of weird recipe you want me to veganize, let me know in the comments down below. I love your suggestions. Don’t forget to subscribe and hit that notification bell for another fuss-free vegan recipe every single Wednesday. I’ll see you next week. Bon appetegan! (soul music) That’s a good. I think I want a little
granola in there too. Yeah. A little crispy, crunchy. That’s crunchy alright.

68 Comments

  1. Love your videos!!! Your editing is awesome! Love the "technical" terms you use🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣
    I made your cauliflower Alfredo sauce from your cookbook yesterday…you are a genius!!! It was so yummy and simple to make!!!👍🏻
    Vegan challenge for you…before I went vegan (2 years ago) I used to love beef stew! Any vegan ideas to make it? 🤔

  2. Oh no you didn't!!! I have to admit: Never was the biggest fan of cheese prior to turning vegan… BUTTTTTTTT I do miss cottage cheese. 🙈
    Thank you so much for this recipe!!! 😍😋😋😋

  3. I love your vegan cottage cheese recipe! I've made it many times. If you're out of fruit, it also tastes really good with Everything But The Bagel spice sprinkled on top.

  4. Liquidity stuff is whey and the crumbley stuff is curds. Have you tried using lactic acid instead of the vinegar/lemon combo? Obviously not as "fuss free" but I've heard good things. And you asked for this but goat cheese. It's the only thing I've not found anyone not making a decent replacement. You want a challenge. Make some goatless goat cheese. Lol

  5. Beet and Goat Cheese Ravioli! Pleaaaaase veganize it!lol It was my fav pasta dish in my pre-vegan days and would love to have a vegan version to incorporate into my meal rotation!

  6. 1) I love you in the black top!!!
    2) cottage cheese for breakfast only on bread, not with fruit for me!!! But you're still super awesome!!!!! 👍👍👍❤💘💘💘

  7. Thanks for the cottage cheese recipe. I used to love dairy cottage cheese , so versatile and have been missing it. Now I don’t have to! You are so creative and make being vegan fun . Keep those recipes coming. I loved your book , so colorful with easy recipes and ingredients

  8. If this is as good as you say it is, YOU ARE A GODDESS! I've tried so many vegan cottage cheese recipes and none seem to remind me of the real thing. With that said, it's been like 25 years since I've had cottage cheese, so there's that! Can't wait to try this!!!

  9. Great recipe,Thankyou 🌻💞
    Would a Souvlaki style,flavoured meat replacement be possible? Maybe using your Seitan Steak recipe with the correct seasoning? That’s my challenge,thanks for all the work you do,in front of and behind the camera,it’s greatly appreciated 😘

  10. Fuss free vegan whoopie pies would be amazing. Thank you so much for putting in all the hard work and making life easier for the rest of us! ❤

  11. YASSS! I love you right now, you have no idea! I miss cottage cheese! I stopped eating it two years ago, before I even went vegan, because I developed a milk allergy that put me in a lot of pain. But now I get to eat it again!!!

  12. I challenge you to make vegan French macaroons!!!! 😍😘 I cannot wait to try the cottage cheese! That's brilliant!

  13. Delicious! Like the ACV/Lemon tang. I 'think?' I've done that before at some point. Really love the drawer handles in the background. Had those in my childhood – way back when. Classy.

  14. i've added some garlic powder and ate it with polenta aside. oh lord… sooo so good.. I used to eat it that way when i was vegetarian and i can say it tastes exactly the same

  15. Oh nice, gonna get some tofu and try that, because I miss cottage cheese! For something to veganise, how about smoked salmon? Otherwise, I second the idea for pavlova!

  16. Thanks for making something to keep us lactose-intolerant souls from cheating! Now we can have the "good stuff" without the pain and bloating!

  17. One of my favorite foods before going vegan was scrambled egg whites cant get the same texture with tofu I've tried. Maybe you can figure it out.

  18. Pro Tip: Unscrew the circular see-through lid part, releases the lid to glass pressure on the blender. Then remove the whole-lid.

  19. I just want to tell you that you are an absolute delight! I giggle so hard at your silliness sometimes. “Boom!” 😂😂😂 Thank you for your videos. You make me believe I can actually do this plant-based thing! ❤️❤️❤️

  20. my first attempt at a cottage cheese substitute used tofutti cream cheese and coconut cream half and half. if i had access to these ingredients though, i'd totally wanna try this recipe. it looks and sounds amazing

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