Creamed Cashews From 'Afro-Vegan'

Use this nutty dairy-free cream substitute in Bryant Terry's Skillet Cornbread and Savory Grits in his new cookbook, Afro-Vegan.

Reprinted with permission from Afro-Vega: Farm-Fresh African, Caribbean, and Southern Flavors Remixed by Bryant Terry. Copyright 2014. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House. All rights reserved. Available wherever books are sold.

Creamed Cashews From 'Afro-Vegan'

About This Recipe

Yield:Makes about 1 cup
Active time:5 minutes
Total time:5 minutes, plus an overnight soak
This recipe appears in: Savory Grits With Slow-Cooked Collard Greens From 'Afro-Vegan' Skillet Cornbread with Pecan Dukkah From 'Afro-Vegan'


  • 1 cup raw cashews, soaked in water overnight and drained well
  • 1/2 cup water


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    Put the cashews and water in a blender and process until smooth and creamy. Use immediately or store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to 4 days.

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