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Recipes » Dips & Spreads

Vegetable Pâté

Pâté is a spreadable paste often made with liver, or other animal parts; herbs and spices; and wine. This recipe produces a flavor that’s just as rich and delicate, but with only ingredients that you can feel good about ingesting. Enjoy with crackers or bread!

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Garlic Scape Pesto

Garlic scapes are the stalks that grow from the bulbs of hardneck garlic plants. Pesto made from garlic scapes has a milder flavor than pesto made with the garlic bulb, and the scapes make a beautiful green pesto.

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Oil-Free Curry Hummus

This curry-infused twist on a classic hummus is sure to awaken your taste buds. Although it takes a little longer to make this hummus than it does to open a container of the store-bought variety, this hummus is free of oil and tastes oh so much better!

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Authentic Mexican Salsa Verde

Tangy tomatillos pair perfectly with spicy jalapeños, savory garlic and fresh cilantro in this authentic Mexican recipe. This salsa is perfect for any party appetizer or try it over tacos, enchiladas or any meal that could use a little zip.

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Chili Con Queso and Salsa

This rich and creamy nondairy “cheese” dip is so over-the-moon good you’ll be making it again and again. The bold flavors pair beautifully with salsa. Together they can be served with a side of raw veggies or baked, oil-free tortilla chips for a healthful, crowd-pleasing snack.

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Creamy Basil Spinach Dip

Basil and spinach are just meant for each other. This dip is creamy and loaded with greens. It is simple to make and perfect for holiday parties and beyond.

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Sweet Potato Hummus

Sweet potato adds extra flavor to this hummus. Chipotle and spices impart a smoky heat. The texture is creamy and light, perfect as a dip or a spread for vegetable wraps.

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