Vegan cheese toasties with caramelised onion

This yummy vegan cheese toasties recipe is by Niki Webster from Rebel Recipes

Fancy a step-up from your usual cheesy toastie? This vegan cheese toasties recipe may need quite a few ingredients but you throw most of them into a blender to make a delicious vegan cheese!

Vegan cheese toasties

Vegan cheesy toasts with caramelised balsamic onions

Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 602 kcal
Author Niki Webster


  • gluten-free bread of choice, toasted

For the onions

  • 3 red onions, peeled, sliced into long strips
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp balsamic glaze
  • 1 tsp vegan and gluten-free Worcester sauce
  • a pinch of sea salt

For the cheese

  • 200 g cashews, soaked for 2-3 hours until soft
  • 1 tbsp vegan butter
  • 1 tbsp gram flour (chickpea)
  • 100 ml plant-based milk
  • 4 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • a large pinch of sea salt and a twist of freshly ground black pepper


To make the caramelised onions

  1. Add the oil and sliced onion to a small pan and fry very slowly on a low heat for 30-40 minutes until caramelised.

  2. Add the salt and pepper, balsamic glaze and Worcester sauce. Set aside.

To make the cheese topping

  1. Add all the ingredients to a food processor or high-speed blender, then blitz until very smooth and creamy.

To make the toasts

  1. Slice the toast into small slices.

  2. Top with the cheese mix, then pop under the grill until the top starts browning. Serve topped with the caramelised onions.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan cheesy toasts with caramelised balsamic onions
Amount Per Serving
Calories 602 Calories from Fat 403
% Daily Value*
Fat 44.8g69%
Saturated Fat 12.1g76%
Sugar 9.8g11%
Protein 13.7g27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

As featured in the November 2019 issue of Gluten-Free Heaven magazine

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