Crock Cheeze
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This cheddar-style spread is sharp, tangy, and rich. It's reminiscent of the aged spreads found in small, brown pottery crocks in gourmet restaurants and specialty food shops.
Ingredients
  • ½ pound reduced-fat regular tofu (firm), rinsed, patted dry, and crumbled
  • 3 Tablespoons Red Star Vegetarian Support Formula nutritional yeast flakes
  • 2 Tablespoons tahini
  • 2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1½ Tablespoons light miso
  • 1 teaspoon onion granules
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic granules
  • ¼ teaspoon dry mustard
Instructions
  1. Place all the ingredients in a food processor fitted with a metal blade, and process until the mixture is very smooth. Stop the processor occasionally to stir the mixture and scrape down the sides of the work bowl.

  2. Spoon the mixture into a storage container, and chill it in the refrigerator for at least an hour before serving. It will keep for about a week in the refrigerator.

  3. Derby Sage Cheeze:
  4. Add 1 teaspoon dried sage to the mixture before processing.

  5. Fiery Crock Cheeze:
  6. Add 1/s teaspoon cayenne pepper, more or less to taste, to the mixture before processing.

  7. Horseradish Crock Cheeze:
  8. Add 1 tablespoon prepared horseradish (not creamed) to the mixture before pro­cessing.

  9. Smoked Crock Cheeze:
  10. Add ¼ teaspoon liquid hickory smoke to the mixture before process­ing .

  11. Bugsy's Crock Cheeze:
  12. Stir ½ cup finely grated carrots, 3 tablespoons minced scallion, and 2 tablespoons minced parsley into the mixture after processing.

  13. Also try the variations for Classic White Uncheese
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 Tbsp Calories: 46 Fat: 3 gm Carbohydrates: 3 gm Protein: 4 gm
 

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