Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Recipes

Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Cashew Cheese Spread

•1 cup raw, organic cashews soaked for at least 6 hours & drained
•1/2 shallot coarsely chopped
•juice of one lemon, use our handheld citrus juicer for this
•1 clove garlic
•pinch of celtic sea salt
•1/2 cup raw, organic sun-dried tomatoes

Directions: Turn on food processor and while blade is running, drop the clove of garlic in. Once it is chopped, add the cashews, shallot, lemon juice & a pinch of sea salt. Process until a thick paste forms. Add chopped sun-dried tomatoes & process until tomatoes are incorporated into the mixture. There will still be some chunks of tomato.

Tip: Add a handful of fresh basil for a new twist!

Raw Sun-Dried Tomato Salsa

•2 large tomatoes, diced
•1/2 medium red onion, finely minced
•2 garlic cloves, pressed with our stainless steel garlic press
•1/2 jalapeno, finely minced
•1 lemon, juiced, using the handheld citrus juicer
•1/2 cup cilantro leaf, chopped
•1/2 teaspoon Celtic Sea Salt
•2 tablespoons raw, organic sun-dried tomatoes, pureed
•1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar

Directions: Mix ingredients in a bowl. For best flavor, let sit 1 hour or more so flavors meld.

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