Missing cheese? Or you're finding it hard to finally give up cheese for good? Here are over 50 vegan cheese recipes for you to try. This list includes recipes for vegan ricotta cheese, vegan cheese sauces, vegan feta, vegan cheese balls, vegan parmesan, sliceable vegan cheeses, vegan grilled cheese, vegan cream cheese, and much more. You'll find vegan cheese recipes made from almonds, cashews, sunflower seeds, tofu, cauliflower, potatoes, carrots, walnuts, beans, pistachios and oats so I'm sure there is a recipe in there for you.
Vegan Ricotta Cheese Recipes
If you're new to vegan cheese making, vegan ricotta cheese is a good place to start.
The best vegan ricotta. It’s light, fluffy, creamy and milky, and can be used in any way regular ricotta would be including for cooking with.
If you're looking for a vegan ricotta that's also nut-free and soy-free, this seed-based version is the answer. This creamy basil-infused sunflower seed ricotta is perfect for all your favorite Italian baked pasta dishes and also makes a flavorful cracker spread and pizza topping.
This quick and easy vegan ricotta cheese is made using cashews. It’s the perfect combination of sweet and tangy for all your dairy-free ricotta cheese needs.
This 8-minute dairy-free vegan almond ricotta is so easy to make and super versatile! Using just 5 simple and budget-friendly ingredients, it's perfect for meal prep, pasta, pizza and stuffed shells – or simply on bread.
This Almond Ricotta Cheese is rich, creamy, and bright. Dollop on pizza, crostini, or crackers. Add to a vegan lasagna or stuffed shells. It even makes a delicious topping for morning toast. You can serve this simple and versatile Vegan Ricotta any time of day!
Vegan Cheese Sauce Recipes
Vegan cheese sauces are also very beginner-friendly and they open up so many possibilities! You can make vegan mac and cheese sauce, vegan queso sauce, vegan Alfredo Sauce, ....
This rich and creamy, sharp cheddar-style Vegan Cheese Sauce is gluten-free, nut-free, oil-free and soy-free.
Delicious vegan "cheese" sauce comes together quickly in your blender. Great for using with potatoes, nachos or any vegetable.
This vegan mac and cheese recipe is my go-to recipe whenever I have friends over or a family gathering and I want to impress vegans and non-vegans alike. It's oil-free, veggie-packed and doesn't rely on store-bought vegan cheese.
Spicy, cheesy and addictive cauliflower cheese sauce. It’s healthy and versatile, perfect for dunking or drizzling on all the things!
This vegan cashew queso recipe is made from whole foods and simply blended until creamy and silky.
Rich and incredibly delicious walnut cheese sauce. Made with just 5 ingredients and ready in 5 minutes flat!
This Chili Cheese Sauce is creamy and smooth and the perfect flavor to pour over nachos or veggies. Made easy in the instant pot with directions for the stovetop included.
This simple high-protein vegan cheese sauce is made with a secret ingredients - beans! You can't taste them but they add a nice plant-based protein source to this sauce.
This Vegan Cheese Sauce recipe is easy to make and tastes good on just about everything! It’s made with vegetables and cashews for an oil-free, dairy-free cheese sauce. You’ll love it with pasta or vegetables, on nachos, and taco bowls, or used as a vegan cheese dip with chips or veggies.
This Vegan White Queso is so cheesy and creamy, you won’t believe it’s made with potatoes. The ingredients are very simple and this dip comes together within 20 minutes. It’s a perfect cheesy topping for Mexican dishes or an evening healthy dip for tortilla chips. Vegan, easy to make and so tasty!
This versatile, all-purpose cheese sauce requires no cooking and gets an extra bit of creaminess from oats.
This creamy mac and cheese sauce is delicious tossed with pasta. It’s easy to make and so deliciously comforting.
This Spicy, creamy Vegan Nacho Cheese sauce is so easy to make using only veggies and sunflower seeds. It is nut-free and nutritious.
Super creamy, easy, Vegan Alfredo Sauce Recipe without nuts or soy! It's gluten-free, allergy-free, packed with plant protein from white beans and sneaky veggies! This healthy alfredo sauce will be a hit with the family and they won't taste the hidden cauliflower or know it's dairy-free!
If you miss cheese, you need to give this vegan cauliflower cheese recipe a try! It’s got the perfect cheesy texture and flavor and you can eat it as a dip, mix it with pasta, or drizzle it over veggies. It’s oil-free, gluten-free, nut-free, and it’s ready to eat in 30 minutes!
If you need the perfect vegan nacho cheese sauce to dip into, look no further! This sauce has the perfect combination of flavors and is oil and nut free!
This classic vegan cashew cheese sauce is easy to make and calls for nutritious ingredients. Serve it warm with tortilla chips or some crunchy raw veggies.
Vegan Parmesan Cheese Recipes
Vegan parmesan cheese is easy to make and great on pasta, lasagna and other dishes.
Hemp hearts and nutritional yeast give this vegan parmesan cheese a rich & nutty flavor. It’s perfect for topping everything from pasta to avocado toast. Best of all this recipe has just 5 ingredients & comes together in 2 minutes!
You'll want to sprinkle this Vegan Parmesan Cheese on everything! It has the perfect balance of salty, cheesy, and tangy flavors that'll make your taste buds happy. Plus, it requires just 6 ingredients and it can be yours in 10 minutes or less!
This dairy-free parmesan cheese is so easy to make and perfect for pastas, salads, pizza, vegetables and so much more. Simply use it as you would with regular powder type parmesan cheese to boost the flavor of your meal!
This vegan parmesan is made with walnuts, nutritional yeast, salt and garlic powder.
Vegan Mozzarella Cheese
Yes, you can even make vegan mozzarella cheese! Check out these recipes.
Amazing oil free vegan mozzarella cheese that slices, grates, and melts! Perfect for pizza, pasta dishes, sandwiches, quesadillas, and more! The possibilities are endless!
This vegan cashew mozzarella is thick, cheesy, and delicious. It’s made with raw cashews and seasonings for an authentic light cheesy flavor. Use it on pizza, or sandwiches – or wherever you might want a dollop of melted mozzarella.
Vegan Cream Cheese Recipes
Vegan cream cheese is easy to make and delicious on bread, toast or bagels.
Try this delicious vegan cream cheese recipe. It's perfect for a vegan bagel spread or simply a dip with raw veggies. This is the most creamiest, smooth and health vegan cashew cream cheese EVER!
Creamy and tangy with diced fresh veggies throughout, this dairy free veggie cream cheese spread is perfect on bagels or toast, as a spread in sandwiches or wraps, or as a dip for crackers or raw vegetables.
This delicious vegan cashew cheese comes together in only 15 minutes and it is made with just 6 ingredients. The recipe is also oil-free!
Vegan Cheese Ball Recipes
Vegan cheese balls are great if you're planning a party or little get together. They also make a great center piece for a vegan cheese board.
It’s not a party until the cheese spread comes out. It’s the perfect appetizer for any holiday gathering, game day, ladies brunch, or party in general. This vegan cheese ball is dairy-free, is covered with cranberries and pistachios, is easy to make, and is absolutely delicious.
Sliceable Vegan Cheese Recipes
Smoky, sharp and sliceable - this Vegan Cheddar Cheese is a great choice for entertaining or everyday snacking.
Blend up just a handful of ingredients and briefly heat to make this easy 1-hour vegan goat cheese, or leave overnight for a tangy cultured taste.
This pistachio nut cheese is a colorful addition to any cheese boards. Easy to make and delicious the jelly complements the pistachio perfectly.
Vegan Cheese Spread Recipes
These vegan cheeses can be served as a snack with some crackers or veggie sticks, or on bread for a lunch sandwich.
Tangy, rich, and so cheesy (plus a hint of spice), this Vegan Pimento Cheese is obsession-worthy. Use it as a spread or dip, and add it to everything from potatoes to salads.
An easy-to-make vegan almond cheese spread that’s filled with flavor and can be served as an appetizer or snack along with veggies or crackers.
A soft spreadable cheese flavoured with turmeric. Cashew based—perfect for sandwiches or as a dip.
This vegan nut cheese recipe is cultured with probiotic capsules for an extra gut health boost and a cheesy tang. This delicious fermented vegan cheese is also filled with spicy jalapeños & red chili flakes for a most delightful pepper jack flavor! It is a most creamy and decadent walnut cheese that is easy to make & filled with healthy ingredients for a perfect dairy-free cheese that complements a variety of dishes.
This super easy vegan cheese recipe can be made with sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds or a blend of both for a simple, quick and delicious creamy vegan cheese that complements a variety of foods!
Raw Cultured Cashew Cheese is sharp, tangy, has a delicious outer rind, while the inside is still super creamy, and it’s totally cheesy. This cultured cashew cheese is just perfect to set up an epic vegan cheese platter, but it’s also great as a little snack on toasted baguette slices.
Smoked Almond Cheddar Spread – a vegan cheddar cheese spread that’s so simple to make. Just 5 ingredients and a food processor are needed to make this delicious smoky spread. Serve it with crackers, fresh pears, raw veggies, or on a sandwich.
Other Vegan Cheese Alternatives
Did you know, you can make vegan brie, blue cheese and feta cheese?
This dairy-free brie is so cheese platter-worthy. The recipe includes truffled, black garlic, and vegan camembert options!
Incredibly flavorful and versatile, this cheese is straightforward, easy, and one you will make again and again!
Funky, fermented blue cheese takes shape with a Chinese tofu and no dairy at all! This vegan version is quick and easy to whip up, and packs in a savory, satisfyingly salty flavor into every creamy bite.
This Vegan Feta cheese is made with tofu and uses miso for that tangy feta flavor. It's a perfect snack on its own or can be added to salads or sandwiches.
Other Vegan Cheese Recipes
Yes, you can make vegan yogurt cheese! It spreads like cream cheese, but tastes even better.
Scrumptious green goddess vegan grilled cheese sandwich with avocado, spinach and sprouts layered between cashew mayo and a healthy homemade cheese sauce!
Satisfy your craving for comfort food with this super creamy and ultra cheesy vegan broccoli cheese soup! Ready in less than one hour, this easy to make, decadent soup is made with all plant-based ingredients and it’s naturally free of dairy, gluten, and oil.
Blending the best-ever combo of ingredients to make this deliciously creamy, amazingly cheesy blue cheese dressing is a BIG kitchen win—get ready to drizzle it across everything for an excellent splash of flavor!