Your Superbowl Recipe – Spinach, Artichoke Dip With Raw Veggies
(Serves 10 people)
1/2 cup cashews, whole, raw
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided
½ cup water
1 ripe, peeled and diced avocado
1/2 lemon juice
1/4 finely chopped onion
2 cloves minced garlic
4 cups organic finely chopped spinach
1 14 –ounce jar artichokes, brined, drained, rough chopped
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
Red pepper flakes, to taste
Fresh parsley, for garnish, optional
Place cashews, ½ tablespoon oil, and water into a food processor and blend until a smooth about 2 – 3 minutes creating a butter texture. Pulse in avocado chunks until it’s roughly combined with cashew sauce creating a chunky texture. Set mixture aside in a medium-sized serving bowl. Stir in lemon juice.
Sauté onion with remaining oil over medium heat for about 4 minutes.
Reduce heat to low, add in garlic, and stir continuously until fragrant, about 1 minute more.
Add in spinach and artichokes and cook for 2-3 minutes more, or until veggie mixture is warmed through. Add in salt, and red pepper flakes, and stir to combine. Remove from heat and let cool for 3 minutes, or until no longer piping hot.
Add spinach mixture to serving bowl and stir to combine. Garnish with fresh parsley, if using.
Serve immediately with a side of fresh vegetables. Enjoy!