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    Faux Sour Cream (Tofu)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    5 mins

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    5 mins

    Roosie's Note:

    There's a couple recipes for tofu sour cream here on 'Zaar, but none quite like this one, so I figured I would post it. This is from the book, "How It All Vegan." It tastes surprisingly like sour cream... I mean, considering its tofu. I used basil vinegar and I think any flavored vinegar would probably be nice.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cups

    Units: US | Metric

    • 2 cups tofu (soft or medium, preferably, about 1lb)
    • 1/4 cup oil
    • 3 tablespoons lemon juice or 3 tablespoons vinegar
    • 1 teaspoon artificial sweetener (sugar, honey, whatever floats your boat)
    • 1 tablespoon soy sauce (or Braggs Liquid Aminos if you're into that sort of thing)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Get out your blender or food processor.
    2. 2
      Throw all the ingredients in and blend, blend, blend until it is creamy.
    3. 3
      This may take a while, but it will happen.
    4. 4
      Taste and adjust seasonings accordingly (I added a bit more soy sauce and vinegar to mine).
    5. 5
      Store in a tightly sealed container in the refrigerator.
    6. 6
      This should keep for about 5 days.
    7. 7
      It may seperate upon refrigeration, so in this even, just mix it back together with a fork before serving.
    8. 8
      Mine has sort of a brownish-tint (perhaps from the soy sauce), and I wouldn't necessarily try and pass this off as real sour cream on your hubby's baked potato, but if you want it for a recipe (not sure about baked goods) this should be okay.
    9. 9
      If using for Vegetarian or Vegan and you wish to use honey please check to make sure they consume honey. Many do not.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 07, 2007

      55

      I needed this for my sister's son who is allergic to dairy. I used plain creamy tofu, very easy to put together. The tofu is very hard to mix and found I needed to use a blender instead of hand mixer. Suprisingly looks and has the same texture as sour cream. Needs to be made several hours before required so ingredients can marry.

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    • on September 16, 2006

      55

      my vegan sister was coming so i had to make this for her....it was a hit. she is ultra picky. i personally didnt taste it but she took what was left home. thanks for sharing!

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    • on September 15, 2006

      15

      This is absolutely awful! I hate doing negative reviews but I can't let someone else waste their time and money. Even the store bought sour cream substitute is better. This recipe reminds me of how much I miss real sour cream and what a sacrifice being non-dairy really is.

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    Nutritional Facts for Faux Sour Cream (Tofu)

    Serving Size: 1 (614 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 537.7
     
    Calories from Fat 436
    81%
    Total Fat 48.5 g
    74%
    Saturated Fat 7.1 g
    35%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 697.0 mg
    29%
    Total Carbohydrate 9.2 g
    3%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 3.2 g
    13%
    Protein 23.0 g
    46%

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    artificial sweetener

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