Vegan Dairy Free Avocado Ranch Dip

As promised, here’s another party food. I used this on New Year’s Eve as a dip for raw veggies. My youngest ate a ton of it on gluten free crackers. Sometimes, cream sauces or dips and dressings made from cashews can be a bit heavy, or rich at the very least. Even with the addition of the avocado, this is a very fresh tasting dip. It may be in my repertoire for when we go on our winter road trip this year. You can add a bit of liquid to it if you want it more like a salad dressing, or you can leave it thick for dipping or even spreading like a mayo on a sandwich. It’s tasty anyway you try it. Hope you like it.
Dairy Free Ranch Avocado Dip 2
Avocado Ranch Dip

1 Cup Raw Cashews, soaked overnight
1 Cup Water
1 Avocado, peeled and pitted
¼ Cup Fresh Parsley
2 Tbsp. Minced Fresh Onion
1 Large Garlic Clove
¼ Cup Nutritional Yeast
2 Tsp. Onion Powder
2 Tsp. Garlic Powder
1 Tsp. Dried Parsley
1 Tsp. Dried Minced Onion
1 Tsp. Salt


Put the cashews, avocado, and ½ cup of the water into a food processor and process until smooth. Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth. Add remaining water slowly until desired consistency (a little less for a thick dip or a little more for salad dressing consistency).


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