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Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip

Feb 11, 2023

Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip

Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip

Looking for a delicious and healthy snack to enjoy during the big game? Look no further than this Vegan Queso 7 Layer Dip!

This delicious dip is made with a combination of healthy plant-based ingredients, including refried beans, guacamole, salsa, and a creamy “queso” sauce made from cashews. It’s the perfect snack to share with friends and family, or to enjoy all by yourself!

Making this Vegan Queso 7 Layer Dip dip is easy and quick. Simply layer the ingredients in a large serving dish and serve with your favorite tortilla chips. Your guests will be impressed by the bold flavors and the fact that it’s completely vegan.

Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip

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Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip
Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip

This Vegan Queso 7 Layer Dip is sure to be a hit at your next game day party or gathering. The bold flavors and healthy ingredients make it a crowd-pleaser for everyone, even those who are not vegan. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

You’re sure to see an empty bowl at the end of the meal. No leftovers whatsoever. 

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Vegan Queso 7 Layer Dip

Vegan Queso and 7 Layer Dip


  • Author: Siri Chand Khalsa
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x

Ingredients

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  • 1 cup soaked cashews
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 tbsp nutritional yeast
  • 1/2 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp corriander seed
  • 1 tbsp miso paste ((optional but i love it) )
  • 1/8 tsp smoked paprika (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric powder
  • salt to taste
  • 1 cup yellow or orange bell pepper ((can substitute cooked squash or carrots) )
  • 1 jalapeno (if desired )


Instructions

  1. Presoak cashews 4-8 hours.
  2. Combine all ingredients into a high-speed blender and puree for 1-2 minutes to give a smooth consistency. If you don’t have time to soak the cashews, you can cook them on a stove top for 3-5 min in boiling water and let soak for 10-15 minutes. Be sure to blend for long enough that it has a smooth consistency. Can add additional spices for your own flavor.
  3. Take this mixture and cook over medium high heat until low boil and whisk to maintain even consistency. You can also use a slo cooker but it is good idea to stir from time to time. It will keep 2-3 days after this in the fridge.
  4. Add additional spices for your own flavor.

Putting the 7 Layer Dip Together 

You can get creative with your options. 

Ingredients:
1 can of vegan refried beans
2 ripe avocados, mashed
1 cup of green salsa
1 cup of vegan “queso” sauce as outlined
1/2 cup of diced tomatoes
1/4 cup of chopped fresh cilantro
1 jalapeno, diced (optional)
1 can sliced black olives
1 cup plant-based plain yogurt

In a large serving dish, spread the refried beans evenly over the bottom of the dish. Next, spread the mashed avocado on top of the refried beans. Spoon the salsa on top of the avocado. Pour the vegan “queso” sauce over the salsa. Sprinkle the diced tomatoes and chopped cilantro on top of the “queso” sauce. Add black olives. If desired, add diced jalapenos for a spicy touch. Serve with tortilla chips and enjoy!

  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Category: dinner, Plantbased, Vegan
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: cheese, queso, Vegan

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Looking to make a positive change in your life and community? Dr. SiriChand is a board-certified physician in Internal Medicine, Integrative Medicine, Lifestyle Medicine, and Hospice/Palliative Medicine. Dr. Khalsa has dedicated her career to promoting long-term vitality through the choices we make every day. She is an expert in Ayurveda and plant-based nutrition. She particularly works with physicians to explore how to create time for self-care. Take the first step towards a healthier, happier future, and contact Dr. Siri Chand Khalsa today. In conclusion, let’s create a better world together through mindful living. Study Ayurveda with Dr. Khalsa. Learn more here.

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