The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
Jump to Recipe Print Recipe

This Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella is simply amazing! Extremely easy to make, full of healthy ingredients and oh so delicious! You must give it a try! We make it every single week because we are addicted!

Its main ingredients are cashews, soy yoghurt and nutritional yeast. So simple and so yummy!

The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella

Have you tried nutritional yeast? It has a strong cheese-like nutty flavour, which makes it perfect for dairy cheese substitutes.

Two tablespoons of nutritional yeast provide 60 kcal with 5 g of carbohydrates (four grams of which are fiber). A serving also provides 9 g of protein and is a complete protein, providing all nine amino acids the human body cannot produce. While fortified and unfortified nutritional yeast both provide iron, the fortified yeast provides 20 percent of the recommended daily value, while unfortified yeast provides only 5 percent. Unfortified nutritional yeast provides from 35 to 100 percent of vitamins B1 and B2. Sounds good, right? Healthy and delicious! So you need to get this amazing product and start using it!

Cashews are packed with vitaminsminerals and antioxidants. These include vitamins E, K, and B6, along with minerals like copperphosphoruszinc,magnesiumiron, and selenium, all of which are important for maintaining good bodily function. They are delicious too!

Health Benefits of Cashews

What is agar-agar? (Extracted from linkedin.com):

Agar-agar is another one of the ingredients we use to make these Buffalo Mozzarella balls. Do you know what it is? Agar is the product of several species of seaweed. It is also known as agar-agar. In Japan, agar agar is referred to as kanten. It’s a good source of calcium and iron, and is very high in fiber. It contains no sugar, no fat and no carbohydrates. It is known for its ability to aid in digestion and weight loss. It carries toxic waste out of the body. It is also used in some parts of the world to treat hemorrhoids.

Other benefits associated with agar are its ability to reduce inflammation, calm the liver, and bring relief to the lungs. Agar agar has no calories, no carbs, no sugar, not fat and is loaded with fiber. It’s free from starch, soy, corn, gluten, yeast, wheat, milk, egg and preservatives. Agar agar absorbs glucose in the stomach, passes through digestive system quickly and inhibits the body from retaining and storing excess fat. Its water absorbing properties also aids in waste elimination. Agar agar absorbs bile, and by doing so, causes the body to dissolve more cholesterol.

The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
We also love having them on our vegan pizzas! Lovely 🙂

If you liked this recipe for Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella, check out our So Healthy Whole-Wheat Homemade Pizza Dough. You’ll love it!


The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella

The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella

Christina
This Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella is simply amazing! Extremely easy to make, full of healthy ingredients and oh so delicious! You must give it a try! We make it every single week because we are addicted!
4.89 from 9 votes

Enjoy friends! If you make this recipe, please snap a photo and tag @veganvvocals and #veganvvocals on Instagram! We’d also love it if you would leave a comment below, and give the recipe a rating! Thanks so much!

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Culturing Time 1 d
Total Time 30 mins
Course Appetizers, Cold Cuts & Cheeses, Snacks
Cuisine Italian Cuisine
Servings 15 balls
Calories 145.5 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Pour boiling water over the cashews and let sit for 1 minute. Drain them.
  • In a high-speed blender, combine the cashews, unsweetened soy yoghurt, nutritional yeast, and salt, and blend until very smooth with no lumps or cashew pieces.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • Pour into a large non-metallic bowl and cover with a cheesecloth. Let it ferment at room temperature (77º-86ºF/25º-30ºC) for 24 hours, in a dry and dark place, e.g. inside a turned-off oven.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • After 24 hours, add in the tapioca flour and give it a good stir.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • In 2 large bowls, combine cold water and ice cubes. Set aside.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • In a large saucepan, combine water and agar powder. Bring to a boil and reduce to a simmer, simmering for 5-7 minutes, stirring continuously, until it becomes thick (make sure to use a thermometer and that the temperature stays above 200ºF/94ºC for more than 2 minutes).
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • Transfer the cheese mixture to the saucepan, and mix thoroughly. Continue simmering until it’s thick and very stretchy. Stir continuously as it could easily burn.
  • With an ice cream scooper, make balls out of the cheesy paste and drop them inside the icy water. Let them rest inside for 40 minutes.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • Remove the balls from the water and store them in a sealed container in the refrigerator.
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • Enjoy them with sliced tomatoes and basil leaves, or on pizza, pasta, or however you prefer. They are extremely delicious!
    The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella
  • The Best Homemade Vegan Buffalo Mozzarella

Notes

  • Store in the refrigerator for up to a week.

Nutrition

Serving: 1ballCalories: 145.5kcalCarbohydrates: 11.7gProtein: 6.7gFat: 8.5gSaturated Fat: 1.5gSodium: 324.2mgPotassium: 199.55mgFiber: 2.8gSugar: 1.3g
Keyword Simmering
Tried this recipe?Mention @veganvvocals or tag #veganvvocals!

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.

Recommended Articles

4 Comments

  1. Looks gorgeous! it is also meltable too? so delicious.

    1. It is so delicious and we put it on pizza and in the oven. It tastes even better warm than cold, and it melts a little but not so much. Like in the photos! Thank you so much 🙂

  2. This cheese is amazing, have you had success freezing it? :O)

    1. Thank you so much! We have never frozen it, no! But please if you do, let us know the results 🙂

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Recipe Rating




error: Content is protected