Delicious raw lupin cheese. Lupini beans are the yellow legume seeds of the genus Lupinus. In the Mediterranean region, Spain and Portugal, they are traditionally pickled and eaten as a snack food.
It’s easy to transform Lupin beans into amazing raw cheese. Simply soaking it in water overnight, rinsing the beans off, add nutritional yeast flakes, black Himalayan salt, olive oil and some coriander leaves. Blend all together until smooth. Then form it in a bowl or small box and allow cool.
You may set aside a poition to use as speard for bread or use in sandwiches.
Lupin Vegan cheesePrint Recipe
- 2 cups of lupin beans (soaked overnight) optional to dehulled
- 2 tbsp of nutritional yeast flakes
- 1 tbsp black Himalayan salt
- 1 cup of extra virgin olive oil.
- 1/2 tsp turmeric powder.
- 1/2 cup of basil or coriander leaves finely chopped.
Place all ingredient into a strong blender and whisk it until smooth.
You make need to stop the machine and scrape down rough paste on the sides and push the crushed bean back into the centre several times to blend again until you achieve a smooth consistency.
Place the smooth paste into a round and square container and allow it to cool for an hour or more.
Once it's firm, you can serve it with bread or roti.