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Tangy Tofu Spread

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    This is an excellent vegetarian substitute for cheese spreads. Prep Time: 10 Minutes

    2 cups (500 mL) firm tofu (approx 1 lb/500 g), rinsed
    1/2 cup (125 mL) lemon juice
    1/2 cup (125 mL) nutritional yeast
    1/2 cup (125 mL) tahini
    1/4 cup (60 mL) tamari sauce
    1/4 cup (60 mL) chopped fresh basil
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 pkg (10 oz/300 g) fresh spinach washed, steamed, and well drained

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    In food processor fitted with metal blade, process tofu, lemon juice, yeast, tahini, tamari, basil, and spinach until smooth.

    Nutrition Facts Per tbsp (15 mL):
    Calories: 22
    Protein: 2g
    Total Fat: 2g
    Carbohydrate: 1g
    Fiber: Trace
    Saturated Fat: 0g
    Cholesterol: 0mg
    Sodium: 71mg

    Makes 2 cups (500 mL)

    source: "Nutritional Yeast", alive #275, September 2005

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