Carrot Apricot Dip

Carrot Apricot Dip

Perfect for summer backyard parties, this fetching dip has all the natural sweetness needed to tame a sweet tooth. Serve with sliced sweet vegetables such as red bell pepper and jicama, or spread on your favourite whole wheat toast.

1/2 cup (125 mL) carrot juice 
2 medium carrots, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup (125 mL) raw unsalted cashews
1/3 cup (80 mL) dried apricots
1 tsp (5 mL) yellow curry powder 
1/4 tsp (1 mL) salt

Place all ingredients in food processor or high-powdered blender container and blend until smooth. Store in covered container in refrigerator for up to 1 week.

Serves 8.

Each serving contains: 71 calories; 2 g protein; 4 g total fat (1 g sat. fat, 0 g trans fat); 9 g total carbohydrates (5 g sugars, 1 g fibre); 90 mg sodium

source: “5 Flavour Surprises“, alive #380, June 2014

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