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Tofu Ricotta Gluten Free
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5 from 10 votes

Vegan Tofu Ricotta

Tofu ricotta is a vegan alternative to regular ricotta. It is creamy, cheesy, made with only 6 ingredients, and takes less than 5 minutes to make! Use your tofu ricotta to make your next lasagna or enjoy it as a dip!
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment, Dinner, Lunch, Sauce or Marinade
Cuisine: American, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Healthy Options, Vegan
Keyword: dairy free ricotta, gluten-free, tofu ricotta, vegan ricotta
Servings: 8
Calories: 45kcal
Author: Capri Lilly


  • Food Processor


  • 10 oz Firm Tofu (275 g), drained
  • 1 tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1/4 cup Nutritional Yeast
  • 1 tsp Sea Salt, or to taste
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder (or 3 garlic cloves)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Parsley


  • Chop the tofu into large cubes and transfer tofu and all ingredients into a blender or food processor.
  • Blend just a moment, less than 30 seconds. Until you achieve a ricotta like consistency. Enjoy!


  1. Use firm or extra firm tofu
  2. Feel free to add any fresh herbs or spices you like such as fresh basil, dried oregano, onion powder, etc. 
Store in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 4 days
You can use a food processor or mash the tofu with a fork, then mix ingredients together.