Friday, February 6, 2009

Cashew Sour Cream (Vegan, Gluten-Free, Soy-Free)

A dollop of this "cream" is great to tame a firey soup!

Ingredients:

* 1 cup raw cashews (must not be roasted or salted)
* 1/4 teaspoon salt
* 1 to 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar
* Juice of one small lemon

Directions:

Cover cashews with water and soak for a few hours, or overnight. Pour off all water, and place nuts in food processor. Add 1/4 cup cold water, salt, vinegar and lemon juice. Puree for 3-4 minutes or until completely smooth and creamy in consistency. Use in any recipe that calls for sour cream.

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