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Bowl of vegan ricotta cheese made with tofu

Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipe | Made with Tofu!

  • Author: Rachel Steenland | The Plant Riot
  • Prep Time: 5 - 10 mins
  • Total Time: 5 - 10 mins
  • Yield: 1 3/4 cups 1x


Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipe | 100% plant-based! Quick, simple, healthy ricotta cheese  | Creamy tofu + nooch for that cheesy flavor!



1 block firm tofu, lightly pressed and crumbled
4 tablespoons lemon juice
3 tablespoons nutritional yeast
2 tablespoons 
olive oil
1 teaspoon mushroom powder*
1/2 Р1 teaspoon garlic powder
Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. Place all ingredients into a high powered blender and blitz until smooth and creamy!

Scoop into an airtight container and use as needed. Consume within 3-days.


  • *Alternatively you could use 1 teaspoon of white miso paste.

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