This dip alternative is sure to become a fast favorite! It’s not only extremely flavorful but is lower in calories and chock full of delicious healthy ingredients!!
10 ounces raw unsalted cashews
3 tablespoons oil, such as avocado or grapeseed
1 cup thinly sliced shallots
3 cloves garlic, sliced
1 teaspoon fine sea salt
½ cup water
¼ cup apple cider vinegar
1 teaspoon smoked paprika
1. In a large bowl cover 10 oz. raw unsalted cashews in boiling water. Let stand 15 minutes.
2. In a large skillet heat 3 Tbsp. neutral oil, such as avocado or grapeseed, over medium-low. Add 1 cup thinly sliced shallots; 3 cloves garlic, sliced; and 1 tsp. fine sea salt. Cook, covered, 12 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Uncover; increase heat to high. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain cashews; transfer to a food processor bowl.
3. Add 1/2 cup water, 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, and 1 tsp. smoked paprika. Process 5 minutes or until smooth. Fold in half of the shallots mixture. Top with remaining to serve.
Recipe Courtesy of: Better Homes and Garden