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Spicy Cashew Cheese

This creamy spread will keep up to one week, and its flavor will intensify over time. Serve with crackers or crudités.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 cup raw cashews
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3 Tbs. lime juice
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2 Tbs. dehydrated minced onion
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2 tsp. grated lime zest
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¾ tsp. kosher salt
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½ tsp. chipotle chile powder
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½ tsp. ground coriander
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½ tsp. ground cumin
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½ tsp. garlic powder

Instructions: 

1. Place cashews in large bowl, and cover with 4 cups boiling water. Cover with clean dish towel, and let soak 6 hours. Drain, and rinse cashews.

2. Blend cashews with remaining ingredients and 1 Tbs. cold water in blender or food processor 5 minutes, or until smooth. Chill 3 hours before serving.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
59
Protein: 
2 g
Total Fat: 
4 g
Saturated Fat: 
<1 g
Carbohydrates: 
4 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
124 mg
Fiber: 
<1 g
Sugar: 
1 g
Yield: 
Makes 1 1/2-cups