The Best Marinated Vegan Feta Crumbles (Tofu Feta Cheese)

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Marinated vegan feta crumbles are so simple to make and ready to eat in 24 hours. This vegan tofu feta is very close to real cheese, thanks to umami flavors from miso and fermented sauerkraut brine! It’s so versatile, perfect as a topping on a salad, vegan pizza, or on top of some sourdough focaccia.


  • 14 ounces extra-firm tofu, pressed and crumbled


  • 1/4 cup lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup fermented sauerkraut brine
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons miso paste
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1 teaspoon dried basil


  1. In a jar, whisk together all of the marinade ingredients until evenly combined.
  2. If you haven’t already, press the extra-frim tofu for 30 minutes to remove most of the liquid. Crumble the tofu into medium pieces.
  3. Add the tofu to the jar of the marinade and stir to combine.
  4. Allow the tofu to marinate in the brine for 24 hours at room temperature. 
  5. After 24 hours, immediately place the tofu feta in the fridge. 
  6. Serve with bread, salads, sandwiches, or on a cheeseboard and enjoy! 

Keywords: feta, cheese, vegan, fermented