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Baked Almond Feta

  • Author: Emily Segal
  • Total Time: 24 hours 40 minutes
  • Yield: 8-10 1x


A cheese-like spread made out of nuts is a great treat for vegans, the lactose-intolerant, and those who are avoiding dairy for other health reasons.


  • 1 1/2 cups blanched almonds
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
  • 1 tsp salt


  1. Soak the nuts overnight in a bowl of water to cover.
  2. Drain the nuts and place in the blender with the remaining ingredients.
  3. Blend until smooth.
  4. Place mixture in cheesecloth and close up.
  5. Place cheesecloth in a strainer over a bowl.
  6. Place in refrigerator overnight.
  7. The next day, drain off any liquid.
  8. Turn mixture out of cheesecloth into an oiled oven-proof bowl or dish.
  9. Bake in a pre-heated 350F/ 180C oven for 40 minutes or until the cheese is firm and the top is beginning to crack, dry and turn golden.
  10. Serve warm or let cool and store in fridge.
  • Prep Time: 24 hours
  • Cook Time: 40 mins
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