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vegan cotija cheese

Vegan Cotija Cheese

PlantBasedPositivity
This is a super easy, 3 ingredient recipe for vegan Cotija Cheese! This recipe is delicious on tacos, burritos, sandwiches, salads, and pretty much anything.
Prep Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Servings 10

Ingredients
  

  • 8 oz Extra Firm Tofu We used Trader Joes Organic Extra Firm Sprouted Tofu
  • 1.5 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1 tsp Nutritional Yeast (Nooch)
  • Pinch of Salt

Instructions
 

  • To make this Cotija cheese authentic, you must use a cheesecloth. Strain the tofu and press all of the liquid out of the tofu using the cheese cloth. The best way is to work in hand-sized chunks to ensure the tofu is as dry as possible.
  • Once you have strained all of the liquid out of the tofu with the cheese cloth, place it in a bowl and combine with the rest of the ingredients.
  • Stir and voila! You have vegan Cotija Cheese! Use as a topping on any dish that calls for fresh cheese. This works especially well on Mexican recipes.
Keyword Plant Based Cheese, Vegan Cheese, Vegan Cotija Cheese