Vegan Dip and Veggie Platter

Vegan Dip and Veggie Platter

Vegan Dip and Veggie Platter.  There are so many occasions that I just want a snack, not a whole meal.  I want that snack to be delicious, nutritious, and even healthy.  This platter features four vegan dips, Toasted Pumpkin Seed Dip, Jalapeno Guacamole, Black Bean Dip and Basil Hummus.  I added fresh veggies and fruits and the best gluten free crackers that I have found to round out the platter.  If served as a meal, it contains all of the protein, fiber, vitamins and minerals that you need and it takes only 30 minutes to prepare all of the dips and cut the veggies.  Then, it is time to snack away!  Vegan, gluten free, dairy free.

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Vegan Dip and Veggie Platter

Healthy and fresh dip and vegetable platter with four vegan dips.
Course Appetizer
Diet Category American
Keyword dips, snacks, vegetables,
Diet Category Vegan, vegetarian, gluten free, diary free
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 -6 cups dip
Calories 125 kcal
Author greenschemetv

Ingredients

Basil Hummus

  • 1 can 15 oz organic garbanzo beans/chickpeas
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tsp lemon zest from rind
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 cup almond butter peanut butter or tahini (I like almond butter, but some prefer tahini in hummus)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil

Black Bean Dip

  • 1 can 15 oz black beans
  • 1/4 cup peanut butter
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1/2 cup fresh chopped cilantro
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt

Toasted Pumpkin Seed Dip

  • 1 cup of shelled pumpkin seeds toasted in pan
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 3 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 3 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 tbsp dried cranberries

Jalapeno Guacomole

  • 2 ripe avocados peeled
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1 tbsp sweet jalapeno peppers jarred or canned
  • pinch red pepper flakes sprinkled on top
  • You can serve with whatever fruits and vegetables that you like. I used:
  • Carrots sliced jicama, sliced red peppers, green onions, sliced apples for Pumpkin Seed Dip.
  • Crackers: Three Seed Gluten Free Sweet Potato Crackers Three Seed Gluten Free Beet Crackers from Trader Joe's.

Instructions

Basil Hummus

  1. Drain beans and rinse
  2. Blend all ingredients in blender.

Black Bean Dip

  1. Drain beans and rinse
  2. Add all ingredients to food processor and blend until all ingredients are completely mixed

Pumpkin Seed Dip

  1. Toast pumpkin seeds in pan for 3 minutes on medium heat
  2. Add pumpkin seeds and all other ingredients to food processor and blend until smooth

Jalapeno Guacamole

  1. Add all ingredients to bowl or blender cup and mix until nearly smooth, leaving a few chunks of avocado. This dip can be mixed in a small bowl with a fork, or you can use a small hand blender like a NutriBullet (not a Vitamix since the ingredients will stick to the blades).
  2. Serve
Nutrition Facts
Vegan Dip and Veggie Platter
Amount Per Serving (2 g)
Calories 125
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Toasted Pumpkin Seed Dip
Pumpkin Seed Dip
Toast Pumpkin Seeds

Add all ingredients to small hand blender

Basil Hummus Dip
Basil Hummus Dip

Jalapeno Guacamole
Jalapeno Guacamole

 

Add all ingredients for Bean Dip to food processor
Black Bean Dip
Black Bean Dip

 

 

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