DIY Vegan Sour Cream

June 17, 2020
I buy a lot of groceries because they are marked down or on clearance, and then I figure out what to do with them once I get home. I recently bought a cheap tub of plain almond yogurt and I wanted to make good use of it before it expired. I was making a burrito bowl for lunch and wanted to top it with some sour cream so that is exactly what I made. By adding a few tangy ingredients like lemon juice and vinegar, the yogurt transforms from a sweet treat to a tart topping. Once you have the sour cream made, you can use it to top baked potatoes or chili, turn it into dip, or use it in baking. You can cut the recipe in half if you only need a few dollops or double it if you are going to be using more. This is a healthy and delicious alternative even for people who don’t follow a vegan diet.
vegan sour cream

DIY Vegan Sour Cream

Recipe Type: Appetizers Hearty Entrees
utensils YIELDS 2-3 servings
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  • 1/2 cup plain almond yogurt
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
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1. Whisk together the yogurt, lemon juice, and vinegar in a small bowl.

2. Stir in the salt and pepper.

3. Store in an airtight container in the fridge for 3-5 days.


Also see: Vegan Mexican Street Corn

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Lauren is a homebody who likes to spend time with her cat, explore new ideas in the kitchen, relax in the sun with a good book, and promote healthy living to friends and family.


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