Vegan (Kosher Pareve) "parmesan Cheese"

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

A good umami-rich solution for people who can't eat cheese or can't mix meat and milk. I especially use it for making meatballs, but it's a great topping for thickening and flavoring any pasta sauce. I found this on the kosher blog.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 cup almond flour, blanched almonds or 12 cup well ground blanched almond
  • 2 tablespoons Red Star nutritional yeast
  • 2 teaspoons chickpea miso (Miso Master brand is certified by the Atlanta Kashruth Commission)
  • 14 teaspoon salt


  1. Blend all ingredients well in a food processor.


Most Helpful

Big thanks to free-free for turning me on to this. I once spent $10 on a so-so jar of vegan parm (that only had 2 ingredients - walnuts & nutritional yeast), and I have to say this is better AND it took me 5 minutes to make. Using tonight with a pasta dish and am sure I will find many many more ways to use it. Love the idea of using with pesto!!! Made for 'I Recommend' tag.

magpie diner March 19, 2011

Love now a staple in my kitchen...super deliciously "cheesy pleasey" and a delight for a dairy free dieter who is craving a certain something to top off a dish...just used it w/ a pesto- wonderful-THANKS!!!

free-free July 31, 2010

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