Greek Salad with Faux Feta

You can create an equally delicious, vegan alternative to feta cheese with cashews, dried herbs, and several other simple ingredients.

Greek Salad with Faux Feta

Faux Feta

Ingredients

  • 125 g (1 cup) roasted cashews, unsalted
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 3 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 Tablespoon white wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 garlic cloves, peeled

Directions

  1. Place lemon juice, vinegar, olive oil, salt, oregano, dill, thyme, garlic, and cashews into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and slowly increase speed to Variable 8.
  4. Blend for 30 seconds, using the tamper to press the ingredients into the blades.
  5. Refrigerate for 30 to 45 minutes.

Greek Salad

Ingredients

  • 4 Roma tomato, quartered
  • 1 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 115 g (1 cup) red onion, julienned
  • 100 g (½ cup) Kalamata olives
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil

Directions

  1. To assemble the salad, arrange cucumber and tomatoes on a plate. Garnish with red onion, olives, and faux feta. Drizzle with olive oil.