Photo: Vegan Spinach Dip and Chips

Vegan Spinach Dip

Here is a twist on a traditional party favorite that you will love. It is vegan and gluten free.

Yield: 
4-6 Servings

Updated: Mon, 05/13/2019 - 8:51pm

Ingredients

  • 3 Tablespoons safflower oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • ½ cup chopped mushrooms
  • 2 Tablespoons garlic flakes
  • ¼ cup chopped basil
  • 1 cup cashews, soaked in water for at least 20 minutes
  • ½ cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1½ cups water
  • 4 cups chopped spinach
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Drain and rinse cashews. Add to blender along with nutritional yeast, cayenne, and lemon juice. Slowly add water and blend until smooth and creamy.
  2. Heat oil in pan over medium heat. Sauté onions, mushrooms, and garlic flakes until golden brown. Stir in fresh basil and continue to sauté for another 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add blended cashews mixture to pan. Stir in spinach and heat until dip thickens. Salt and pepper to taste. Serve and enjoy!