Vegan Spinach Dip with Artichokes

Vegan Spinach Dip with Artichokes

Prep Time10 minutes

 Cook Time5 minutes

 Passive Time0 minutes

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup white beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/2 cup cashews

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast

  • 1 onion, chopped

  • 4 cups fresh spinach

  • 2 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 1 can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped

  • salt

  • pepper

  • red pepper flakes (optional)

  • chopped fresh parsley, to serve

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Rinse an drain the canned white beans and put them in a blender together with the cashews, the lemon juice, and the nutritional yeast. If you want to make it a bit easier for your blender, you can soak them in water for 4-6 hours before using them. Put aside.

  2. Heat some oil in a large pan and sauté the onion for about 3 minutes until they become translucent. After 2 minutes, add the garlic. Then add the spinach and cook for 3 more minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Add the artichokes and stir in the white bean cashew mixture.

  3. Again season with salt, pepper, and if using red pepper flakes. Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley and serve with whole wheat sesame crackers.