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Vegan garlic & herb 'cheese' balls

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • plus 4 hrs chilling
  • Easy
  • Makes 20

Use cashew cheese to make these moreish vegan garlic & herb ‘cheese’ party bites. Serve any leftovers with crackers and chutney for a vegan cheeseboard

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal97
fat8g
saturates1g
carbs3g
sugars2g
fibre0.4g
protein3g
salt0.4g
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Ingredients

  • 300g vegan soft cashew cheese
  • 100g walnuts, finely chopped
  • ½ bunch of chives, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp garlic granules
  • small bunch of parsley, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp Aleppo chilli flakes or sumac

Method

  • STEP 1

    Mix the cashew cheese, walnuts, chives, garlic granules and a pinch of seasoning together in a bowl, then cover and chill for 1 hr.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the parsley into a shallow bowl and the chilli flakes or sumac into a second shallow bowl. Roll the chilled mixture into 20 small balls, then roll in the parsley or the chilli flakes, or sumac, until fully coated. Transfer the cheese balls to a tray and chill for 3 hrs, or until ready to serve. Any leftovers will keep in a jar, topped up with olive oil, for a week.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, December 2021

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