Blended cashews make for a creamy and dairy-free cheese dip. Serve with tortilla chips and veggies for an easy and healthy vegan appetizer.

EatingWell Test Kitchen
Source: EatingWell.com, January 2017

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Recipe Summary

active:
10 mins
total:
40 mins
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Place cashews in a small bowl, cover with 3/4 cup water and soak for 30 minutes. Drain cashews and rinse under cold water.

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  • Place the cashews, along with lime juice, nutritional yeast, tomato paste, smoked paprika, salt and cayenne in a high-speed blender and blend on the highest setting until smooth and creamy, 2 to 3 minutes, scraping down the sides once or twice. Thin with a little water if necessary.

Tips

To make ahead: Refrigerate for up to 1 day.

Nutrition Facts

109 calories; protein 3.5g; carbohydrates 7.4g; dietary fiber 1.3g; sugars 1.4g; fat 8.1g; saturated fat 1.6g; vitamin a iu 157.1IU; vitamin c 2mg; folate 12.8mcg; calcium 10.8mg; iron 1.3mg; magnesium 47.1mg; potassium 186.4mg; sodium 108.5mg; thiamin 1.2mg.
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Rating: 5 stars
06/26/2017
So amazingly good for mid-meal snacking Read More
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