Dairy-Free Nacho Dip

Warm. Nacho. Dip. Yes!

Score big this Super Bowl (or any day) with this crowd-pleasing (and super healthy) nacho dip.  No one will know it is entirely vegan and filled with one cup of veggies and 1 cup of tahini.  Many vegan cheese dips contain cashews, but this one is nut-free and features tahini as the creamy base for this ultra cheesy-like dip.

What are you waiting for?  Grab a chip.

Vegan Warm Nacho Dip (nut-free)
 
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Nut-free, vegan, gluten-free, soy-free, oil-free, butter-free, refined sugar-free
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Recipe type: Appetizer
Cuisine: Game Day Food
Serves: 8
Ingredients
  • 1 cup carrots or sweet potato, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup fresh, room temperature tahini (runny is best)
  • 1 cup non-dairy milk
  • ½ cup water
  • ¼ cup nutritional yeast
  • ½ large lemon, juiced
  • 4 large clove garlic
  • 2 teaspoons fine-grain sea salt
  • 2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • ½ teaspoon cayenne
  • Garnish: sprinkle of paprika, sliced green onions, fresh cilantro
Instructions
  1. Bring a small pot of water to a rolling boil and add carrots or sweet potatoes
  2. While carrots/sweet potato cook, add all other ingredients to a high speed blender and puree until smooth and creamy.
  3. Once carrots/sweet potato are fork tender (about 12 minutes), drain completely and add to blender. Puree again until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. Pour into a small serving bowl.
  4. Serve warm with chips and garnish with sliced green onions, paprika and fresh cilantro. You may want to microwave just before serving.