We've gotten many requests in our private Facebook group for plant-based game day recipes that will please a (non-vegan) crowd. Well, ask and you shall receive!
This plant-based lemon spinach artichoke dip is what football Sunday dreams are made of ..and there's not an ounce of dairy in sight. We swapped the traditional cream cheese and sour cream for rich yet dairy-free cashew cream.
Cozy down or get fired up with this plant-based Lemon Spinach Artichoke Dip. It’s packed with natural protein, potassium, magnesium, antioxidants and flavor. GO TEAM!
Prep time: 30 minutes
Bake time: 1 hour
Servings: 6-8 as an appetizer
2 cans of artichoke hearts, drained and chopped
4 cloves of garlic, minced
2 leeks, diced
2 cups of raw cashews, soaked and drained
2+ cups of veggie broth (low sodium)
1 and ½ Tablespoon of maple syrup, agave, or date syrup
1 Tablespoon of garlic powder
1 Tablespoon of apple cider vinegar
3 large handfuls of spinach
1 teaspoon of chili flakes (hot pepper flakes)
1 and ½ lemons (juice)
1 Tablespoon of parsley (dried or fresh)
1 dozen cherry tomatoes, halved
Sea salt and black pepper to taste
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a large stove top pan, sauté garlic and leaks with a few tablespoons of veggie broth until soft, about 6-8 minutes on medium heat
Blend together cashews, sweetener (maple syrup, agave or date syrup), garlic powder, apple cider vinegar, veggie broth to cover cashews (about 1 cup) and a pinch of sea salt and black pepper. Blend until creamy
After leeks and garlic is done cooking add the spinach, artichokes and sea salt to taste. Sauté until spinach is soft (about 3 additional minutes)
Stir in chili flakes, cashew cream, lemon juice, and 1 cup of veggie broth
Transfer dip to a casserole dish and bake for 1 hour
Enjoy with your favorite WFPB crackers, raw veggies, whole-grain toast, or chips! Bonus: spread on a veggie sandwich instead of hummus.
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