Tofu Tahini Onion Dip with Chives

Tofu Tahini Onion Dip with Chives

Serves 16

Enjoy this mellow non-dairy dip with whole grain pita bread. The chives give it just a bit of a kick.

Ingredients: 
  • 14 ounces soft tofu
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion, such as Vidalia
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons sesame tahini, preferably toasted
  • 1 tablespoon mellow white miso, or to taste
  • Fresh lemon juice, optional
  • 2 tablespoons fresh minced chives or garlic chives
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Method: 

Line a colander with a couple of paper towels. Place tofu on paper towels and drain while preparing the other ingredients.

Heat oil in a small skillet over medium heat. Add onion and garlic, and cook, stirring often, until onion is translucent, about 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from heat.

Gently press tofu with paper towels to remove as much remaining water as possible; break tofu into chunks. Place tofu and onion mixture in the bowl of a food processor and process until almost smooth. Add miso and tahini and continue to process until smooth. If desired, add a little lemon juice to taste. Stir in chives.

Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving:Serving size: 2 tablespoons, 50 calories (30 from fat), 3.5g total fat, 0.5g saturated fat, 0mg cholesterol, 35mg sodium, 2g carbohydrate (0g dietary fiber, 0g sugar), 3g protein
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