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Sundried Tomato, Tofu and Basil Dip
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Sundried Tomato, Tofu and Basil Dip

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Dips are one item on my menu charts where I need constant reinvention. I love to try out different flavors, spices and possible variations. After all dips can really spice up our repertoire, can't they? This one is inspired by my desire to make a tomato based dip with sun-dried tomatoes that is not too overpowering. Who doesn't love the trifecta that is sun-dried tomatoes, tofu and basil?

All you need is:

  • ½ cup sun-dried tomatoes drained and chopped
  • ½ pack soft tofu
  • 3 green onions chopped
  • 1 green pepper chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • A few fresh basil leaves
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • Fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Salt, to taste


  1. Chop the sun dried tomatoes, onion, green pepper.
  2. Combine chopped vegetables, tofu, garlic, basil leaves, oregano, cayenne pepper, black pepper, lemon juice and salt, all in a food processor and process to make a smooth well blended dip.
  3. Serve with your choice of appetizers, crackers or vegetables. 



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  1. Shabs Online
    Shabs Online
    I alwayz hunt for dips and spreads that I can anytime reply upon, for great meals.....I love tomatoes and basil...sure would try this recipe...Thnz...Voting! :)
  2. Anita Vegana
    I voted before reading the recipe. Veganara will confirm how I've become addicted to sundried tomatoes, and this is something that could be prepared for a couple of days' worth of lunches. Please come read my article, Hearty, Wholesome Vegan Bread, and vote if you like it.
  3. SnakeWitch
    Sorry to have been a bit of a stranger lately, but I've been super busy with a large translation! I translated a whole book from French to English and am quite excited about this! Oooohh I LOVE THIS RECIPE. It's a must on my to-try list! Voted! Come by my new article when you have the chance!


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