Cheezy - Spicy Vegan Spinach Dip
If you are looking for a cheezy and spicy vegan spinach dip, this might just be the perfect recipe for you. It is whole foods plant-based all the way as veggies and of course spinach leaves are turned into a smooth and creamy dip. Think of it as a Green Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce.
Servings 2 cups
Calories 300 kcal
To blanch 5 oz Fresh spinach leaves To pre-cook 1 cup Potato (diced) 1 medium 1 cup Sweet potato (diced) 1 small/medium ½ cup Carrot (diced) 1 medium ¼ cup Onion (chopped) ½ small 1 clove Garlic 3 cup Veggie broth
Prepare ingredients Peel and dice potatoes, sweet potatoes and carrots. The smaller you dice them, the shorter will be the cooking time. Peel and chop onion and garlic. Pre-cook ingredients Boil veggie broth in a pan and add all vegetables (diced potatoes, diced sweet potatoes, diced carrots, chopped onion, and garlic). Cook them until soft. When ready, reserve 1 cup of cooking water. Blend everything to make a sauce Transfer all cooked vegetables and blanched spinach leaves into a blender. Add sunflower seeds (no need to soak them), nutritional yeast, lemon juice, spices, and the reserved cooking water. Blend them until you have a creamy sauce.
Serving: 1 cup | Calories: 300 kcal | Carbohydrates: 40 g | Protein: 12 g | Fat: 12 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Sodium: 2596 mg | Potassium: 1092 mg | Fiber: 9 g | Sugar: 10 g | Vitamin A: 22983 IU | Vitamin C: 29 mg | Calcium: 131 mg | Iron: 4 mg