Vegan Sour Cream

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This is an amazing vegan recipe if you’re craving sour cream but without the dairy-ness of the standard stuff.  Experiment with different chopped herbs etc too and have crazy cashew sour cream adventures!

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200g raw cashews

2 teaspoons cider vinegar

1 lime

salt and pepper


  1. Place the cashews in a bowl and cover with just boiled water for 1 hour. Ensure that the water level is at least 2 cm above the nuts.  If you prefer, you can soak them overnight or for 8 hours.
  2. Rinse, drain and blend the cashews with cider vinegar, juice of one lime. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Can be made 3-4 days in advance.  Store in fridge in airtight container.

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  1. Rachel McCoy says:

    how long do you soak the cashews for?

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