Sriracha Red Pepper Tofu Dip
This tofu based dip is healthy, creamy, easy to make and full of flavor with just the right amount of spice. Use it on your favorite sandwiches, wraps, salads, crackers, chips, bowls and more!
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dinner, dips and spreads, Lunch, Snack
Gluten Free, North American, Vegan, Vegetarian
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Extra firm tofu, rinsed & cubed
Red pepper, de-seeded and roughly chopped
Large onion, peeled and roughly chopped
*more for extra spice, stick to 2 tbsp for a mild version
+ 1 tsp for frying
In a non stick pan, heat 1 tsp of olive oil over medium heat
Add tofu, red pepper and onion to the pan and stir fry until onions are translucent and tofu is browned
While the tofu and vegetables are frying, add the cashews, water, sriracha, salt, lemon juice and zest and olive oil to a Vitamix or high powered blender
Add the cooked tofu and vegetables to the blender and mix on high speed until a smooth consistency is found throughout (stop and scrape down the sides, or use the tamper as needed)
Scrape out into a lidded, airtight container that holds at least 3½ cups and let cool for 15 minutes
Place the lid on the container and refrigerate for 1½-2 hours until set
When the dip is set, it will be creamy, thick and packed with flavor! Use it on your favorite sandwich, wrap, bowl, crackers, chips and more! Enjoy!
Store in an airtight container for ~1 week in the fridge. Best if enjoyed within 5 days.