Environmental Emotional

Black Vegan Swiss Cheese Recipe

In Vegan Cooking Lessons Portland, Vegan Recipes, Veganism on September 6, 2011 at 1:21 am

Swiss Cheeze:


¾ C Earth Balance

1/3C minced red onion

¾ C tahini

½  C finely ground almonds or cashews

1/2 C ground black sesame seeds (asian food market, grind in coffee bean grinder)

3T nutritional yeast

2 tsp. salt

1/3 C lemon juice

2 tsp. lemon zest (optional)

Finely ground oats to preference (bean grinder, add last)


  1. Saute onion in Earth Balance.
  2. Add tahini to mix and blend on very low heat with spoon.  Keep stirring through preparation or tahini will burn.
  3. Stir in lemon juice and salt.
  4. Add remainder of ingredients, mix well, adding oats to desired level of firmness, or dryness, (your preference for extra hard, firm cheese or not) then let cool.
  5. Roll into small balls, then each ball in chopped, fresh dill.  Hint: extra

    Vegan Black Swiss Cheese Cheeze

    firm cheese doesn’t grab the herbs as well.

  6. Serve on grilled turnip squares.

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