Yield: 6 servings

Vegan Sour Cream Recipe

Vegan Sour Cream Recipe

This easy, 5 ingredient sour cream recipe is tangy, creamy and is a perfect substitute for regular dairy sour cream!

Prep Time 10 minutes
Additional Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 10 minutes


  • 1 cup raw, unsalted, whole cashews, soaked overnight
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4- 1/2 teaspoon sea salt


  1. PREP: Place the cashews into a bowl and cover them with room temperature water. Allow the cashews to soak in the fridge overnight or for about 8 hours.
  2. SOUR CREAM: Once your cashews have soaked, drain and rinse them and place them into a blender with the remaining ingredients, starting with just 1/4 teaspoon of salt
  3. Blend until smooth, stopping to scrape down the sides of the blender as necessary.
  4. Taste and add more salt for saltiness or lemon juice/apple cider vinegar for a more tangy, sour kick.
  5. STORE: Pour the sour cream into a jar and seal it with a lid. Place it in the fridge. This sour cream can be stored for in the fridge for 1 week or frozen for up to 1 month. If you plan to freeze the sour cream, I recommend freezing it in smaller portions so you thaw a smaller amount as needed.

Nutrition Information



Serving Size

1 serving

Amount Per Serving Calories 132Total Fat 11gSaturated Fat 2gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 8gCholesterol 0mgSodium 413mgCarbohydrates 8gNet Carbohydrates 0gFiber 1gSugar 1gSugar Alcohols 0gProtein 4g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate provided by Nutrionix and should be used for informational purposes only.

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