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Vegan Mozzarella Cheese with Tomatoes (Caprese)

I'm so excited about this vegan mozzarella! The recipe is super simple and you only need four very healthy ingredients. It's best served in a caprese salad!
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Servings 1 servings
Author Sina


For the vegan mozzarella:

  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tablespoon unsweetened plant-based milk (soy, almond, or oat)
  • 1/2 cup cashews
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast (optional but recommended)
  • 2 tablespoons pysillium seed husks

For the caprese salad:

  • 4 large tomatoes, cut into thin slices
  • 1 cup fresh basil
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • balsamic vinegar or balsamic reduction
  • salt, to taste
  • black pepper, to taste


  • Put all ingredients into a high speed blender and process until smooth.
  • Transfer the mixture to a small round bowl and let it sit in the fridge for about 4 hours.
  • Cut the vegan mozzarella into thin slices and serve it with tomatoes, fresh basil, minced garlic, and balsamic vinegar.