This dip sneaks in nuts and vegetables for a craveable, wholesome snack that feels indulgent without any of the guilt. When you soak the cashews the day before, the dip comes together quickly the next day.
Dips & Dressings
“Cheesy” Vegan Bowery Arugula Dip
Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 15-20 minutes Serves 4-6
Made for Bowery By
Rachelle Robinett is a Holistic Health Practitioner, Certified Herbalist, and Founder of Supernatural–a plant based real world wellness initiative. Rachelle combines her knowledge of herbal and traditional medicine, nutrition, and habit remodeling to curate holistic solutions for busy individuals seeking the best for their bodies and minds.
Featured Bowery Ingredients
- 1 cup raw cashews
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 5 cloves garlic
- 3/4 cup (or one small) shallot, chopped
- 1 1/2 cups unsweetened plain alt-milk
- 5 tablespoons nutritional yeast
- 1/2 teaspoon each sea salt and black pepper
- Bowery Arugula, 4 oz
- 1 14-ounce can artichoke hearts, rinsed, drained, dried, and chopped
- optional toppings: crushed veggie chips, red pepper flakes, fresh green herbs, crudités, vegetable chips or spoons for serving
- Soak cashews overnight, or for at least 8 hours.
- Drain cashews, preheat the oven to 375° F.
- Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil, garlic, and shallot. Sauté for about 5 minutes until golden brown and slightly caramelized. Remove from heat.
- In a blender, add drained cashews, half of the sautéed garlic and shallot, alt-milk, nutritional yeast, sea salt, and pepper, and blend into a creamy purée. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
- In the skillet with the remaining shallot and garlic, add finely-chopped arugula and drained artichokes. Season with a pinch each salt and pepper and sauté for 4-5 minutes, stirring often, to wilt greens.
- Turn heat off and add all of the sauce. Stir to combine.
- Transfer to a small baking dish and bake for about 5-8 minutes or until the dip is hot enough to serve.
- Optional: Sprinkle with toppings and serve with assorted vegetables, vegetable chips, or spoons.