Oil-Free Raw Chipotle Cashew Dressing
Facebook0Twitter0Linkedin0Email0X Yummly0 print Easy | Servings: 12 | Ready In: 5 minutes + soaking cashews | Yield: 1 1/2 Cups This spicy Raw Chipotle Dressing uses soaked cashews for a creamy, oil-free consistency. Use it as a healthy, plant-based, gluten-free sauce over Lentil Tacos, Easy Black Bean Cakes, or a make your own raw Southwest Salad. You’ll devour the spicy Mexican flavor in this smoky vegan recipe. Ingredients 3/4 cup raw cashews, soaked over night 1 lime, zest and juice 2 dates, pitted 1 teaspoon chipotle powder 1 teaspoon paprika 1 clove garlic ¼ teaspoon salt ¾ cup water How it’s Done: To make the Oil-Free Raw Chipotle Cashew Dressing: First, soak the cashews overnight (or even a few days), to soften. Then, drain the soaked cashews. Rinse under running water. Place the soaked cashews in a blender and add all remaining ingredients. Puree until smooth. Use more or less water to adjust the consistency to your preference. Servings: 12 Yield: 1 1/2 cups Chef Katie’s Tips: Skip the Soaking: If you forget or don’t have time to soak the cashews, you can substitute the cashews with Cashew Butter (like peanut butter, but made with cashews). 1/4 raw cashews (soaked) = 1/2 cup cashew butter. Not into smoky flavor? If you’re not into the smoky chili flavors, swap out the chipotle powder for just 2 teaspoons of sweet paprika. Microplane to Zest: The zest of the lime has most of the flavor. Use a Microplane zester to remove