Dehydrated Vegan Pistachio Nut Cheese


  • Dehydrate: 90℉
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Dehydrate: 20 hrs


1 cup raw cashews, soaked for 6 hours or more

1 cup pistachios, shelled and soaked for 6 hours or more

½ cup aquafaba (liquid from canned chickpeas)

1 tbsp coconut oil, plus more for greasing

1 tbsp nutritional yeast

1 tsp salt

1 tsp garlic powder

1 tbsp white miso paste

Garnish with crushed pistachios and fresh herbs


1Grease a 4-inch baking mold or springform pan with coconut oil.

2Blend all ingredients until smooth. Use the plunger if needed to thoroughly combine all ingredients together.

3Pour mixture into the mold, gently tapping it to remove any air bubbles.

4Place the cheese mold on the center tray of the Excalibur dehydrator. Remove the unused trays.

5Set the Excalibur Dehydrator to 90℉ and the timer for 24 hours.

6Gently remove the cheese from the mold, smooth the edges, and refrigerate for an hour.

7Garnish with crushed pistachios, herbs and serve with crackers.