Nondairy nacho dip gets its cheesiness from nutritional yeast [Recipe]

Nacho dip

Forward Food

Forward Food is a Humane Society of the United States program dedicated to helping dining programs choose to replace meat with plant-based protein foods. Through Forward Food, food service directors, major corporations, restaurant chains, chefs, dietitians and NGOs use plant-based foods to grow a healthier, more sustainable food system.

Makes eight 4-ounce servings

1 cup potatoes, peeled

½ cup carrots

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

¼ cup water

1½ teaspoons lemon juice

¼ cup nutritional yeast

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon onion powder

Cayenne pepper to taste

Boil the potatoes and carrots until tender; about 20 minutes. When done, drain and reserve the liquid. Put all ingredients in a blender, and blend until smooth. If the mixture is too thick, add a little of the reserved liquid. Serve with your favorite raw veggies or pita chips.

Nutrition information (per serving)*

Calories: 61.5 | Total fat: 3.7 g | Saturated fat: 0.5 g | Monounsaturated fat: 0 g | Polyunsaturated fat: 0 g | Trans fat: 0 g | Cholesterol: 0 mg | Carbohydrates: 6.2 g | Fiber: 0 g | Total sugar: 0 g | Protein: 2.5 g | Sodium: 200 mg | Vitamin A: 67.5 ug | Vitamin C: 2.5 mg | Calcium: 5 mg | Iron: 0.25 mg | Folate: 3.5 ug

*From USDA Nutrient Database

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